The shooting war in Iraq lasted a mere three weeks. As usual (see Panama, Grenada, Iraq I, Afghanistan), the First World trounced the Third, losing fewer than 150 combatants; Iraqi dead, officially uncounted, number approximately 10,000.
If the Muslim states and peoples had relied on Islam and its inherent capabilities and powers instead of depending on the East (the Soviet Union) and the West, and if they had placed the enlightened and liberating precepts of the Quran before their eyes and put them into practice, then they would not today be captive slaves of the Zionist aggressors, terrified victims of the America
Samuel Huntington’s 1993 article “The Clash of Civilizations?” and his subsequent book The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) may seem prescient at first glance.
With its vast oil deposits and a Francophone intellectual and ruling elite devoted to reshaping the state along
In the contemporary period, this widely accepted notion of the defensive jihad was first put to the test in Afghanistan in the 1980s. After the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in 1979 to prop up a failing communist government, Islamic scholars throughout the Muslim world called for jihad.
No issue in current international politics has stirred more partisan fervor than the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and writing on this subject tends to reflect this.
The new edition of Muhammed-Ali Zainy’s The Iraqi Economy under Saddam Hussein: Development or Decline is composed of two sections.
The Druze community in Israel is unique among the Palestinian Arab population for its wholehearted cooperation with the Jewish state, to the extent that it voluntarily subjects its male population to universal military conscription in th
A growing body of literature views cultural politics – a process of conflict over cultural norms and symbols – as inseparable from sexual politics – women’s struggle for power and authority at domestic, community, national a