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  • Who Rules the World?

    Noam Chomsky

    Winter 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 4

    Noam Chomsky is an encyclopedic scholar who tirelessly researches the political and economic facts of our world and then, just as tirelessly, lays them out for the educated ...

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  • Religion and State in Syria: The Sunni Ulama from Coup to Revolution

    Thomas Pierret

    Winter 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 4

    The Pandora's box of the Arab Spring has spawned political unrest, ethnic hatred and sectarian violence in the Arab world. Syria, specifically, has become a core point of ...

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  • The Fires of Spring

    Shelly Culbertson

    Winter 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 4

    During Richard Nixon's visit to China in 1972, Premier Zhou Enlai famously declined to answer a question about the historical impact of the French Revolution, protesting that it ...

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  • ISIS: A History

    Fawaz Gerges

    Winter 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 4

    "For the moment, ISIS is ascendant. [T]he organization is both a symptom of the breakdown of state institutions in the heart of the Arab world and a clash ...

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  • Sinai: Egypt's Linchpin, Gaza's Lifeline, Israel's Nightmare

    Mohannad Sabry

    Winter 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 4

    Mohannad Sabry's book is a comprehensive analysis that substantially illuminates the sociopolitical conditions and developments in the Sinai Peninsula, an area which, until February 2011, suffered from an ...

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