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Syria in Revolt – Understanding the Unthinkable War

The people’s intifada in Syria, against the military regime and police state of the Assad family, took me by surprise. I was fearful at first that the regime would crush it almost instantly, given its legendary ferocity and repressiveness. Like …
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War and Popcorn

We’re a country at war, right? So let’s talk about war films, you and I. It’s a troubling genre, because it’s defined by the depiction of wholesale man-made catastrophe, which involves both vast human waste and intense cinematic excitement. Obviously, …
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Good Muslim and Bad Muslim

A writer, editor, broadcaster, and critical commentator on Islam, culture, and science, Ziauddin Sardar is one of the world’s leading Muslim public intellectuals.
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