The Ideology of Authority: 50 Years of Education in Syria

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In the decades before 2011, Syria’s Baath Party flag, which controlled “society and state," and images of the president and “Leader” dominated...
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Arab Culture and the Yazidi Tragedy: Context and Accountability

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Yazidism is a separate religion. It is not “Umayyad Islam,” and neither is it an off-shoot of Sufism. Islam, notably in its ecstatic rituals, is evidently part of the Yazidi un...
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Defining a New Italian Role in Libya and Africa

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Half a decade after the 2011 Libyan uprising, the Libyan Eastern Army is fighting against Islamist militants in Benghazi while a unified interim government in Tripoli, guided by Fa...
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