Since the beginning of the Iran-Iraq War (1980-88), historians, political scientists, economists and pundits have been writing books, articles and papers on Iraq.
Social and Humanitarian Concerns
The upsurge of political Islam and the prevailing antisecular sentiments throughout the Muslim world are a challenge to the West. Yet the response of sociopolitical Islam to Western politics and culture has been ineffective.
The title of this intriguing anthropological study of a Sunni Muslim village in the rural district of the Akkar in Northern Lebanon is, to my thinking, unnecessarily obfuscatory.
Dale Eickelman, an anthropologist, and James Piscatori, a political scientist, question conventional wisdom and paradigmatic ways of thinking about Islam.
Most women around the globe, in all social and economic strata, can testify to having known discrimination. In some countries, it is more institutionalized than in others.
Rubber Bullets is one of the most impo
The original work of the same title, first published in 1979, has been substantially expanded by Ambassador van Dam to bring it up to date through the addition
Human rights have become increasingly high-profile in recent years.