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The Arab Awakening of the 1950s

  “When the Iraqi poet Buland Haidari was buried in London in the summer of 1996, the men and women of Arabic letters who bade him farewell could not miss the poignancy of his fate. Haidari, born in Baghdad in … Continue reading

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Egypt and Ukraine – the Sanctity of Elections

It wasn’t that long ago that the Egyptian military granted itself sweeping powers, arrested President Morsi and dissolved the parliament dominated by the Muslim Brotherhood. So does anyone really believe anymore that the Obama administration had nothing to do with … Continue reading

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