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Refugees, Immigrants, and Trump’s Executive Order: Six Anthropologists Speak Out

Carole McGranahan , February 2nd, 2017

By: Catherine Besteman, Elizabeth Cullen Dunn, Tricia Redeker Hepner, Carole McGranahan, Nomi Stone, and Marnie Thomson   The Racist Gift of Immigration and Citizenship Bans, Again Catherine Besteman…

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Donald Trump and Empire: An Assessment

Maximilian C. Forte , October 7th, 2016

“There is something unseemly about a nation conducting a foreign policy that involves it in the affairs of most of the nations of the world while its own…


5 Homophobic Myths Destroyed by Anthropology

Carie Little Hersh , July 15th, 2016

After the horrific mass murder in June focusing on the LGBTQ community at an Orlando club, the only thing worse than the massacre has been the thread of…

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“I was nowhere”

standplaatswereld , April 18th, 2016

By Marie Linne    Dalal contaced me during my fieldwork among refugees who aspire to study in the Netherlands. She agreed to meet with me for an interview, to…

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Books

tabsir , February 28th, 2016

You can download fifty years of publications by the Metropolitan Museum of Art for free. Yes, for free. There are books on the art of Islamic Spain, Egypt,…


Anthropological Irony

Whitney Carter , January 8th, 2016

Cultural Relativism and the Destruction of Cultural Artifacts by the Islamic State Nimrud Assyria, Lamassus Guarding Palace Entrance, Before Destruction. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons. Cultural rel…

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ISIS will fall

tabsir , January 1st, 2016

Stephen Walt has an astute analysis of the state of ISIS in Foreign Affairs.


Geopolitics in the Middle East: A new century dawns

tabsir , December 23rd, 2015

Faisal party at Versailles Conference. Left to right: Rustum Haidar, Nuri as-Said, Prince Faisal (front), Captain Pisani (rear), T. E. Lawrence, Faisal’s attendant (name unknown), Captain Hassan Kha…


Combatting ISIS/Daesh

tabsir , November 25th, 2015

Clamping down with law and order will not be enough by Thomas Piketty, Le blog de Thomas Piketty, Le Monde online, November 24, 2015 Confronted with terrorism, the…


Defeating Da’ash

tabsir , June 17th, 2015

Check out the blog post by Eric Davis of Rutgers University on the need to take out Da’ash now.


Open Access to Middle East Journals and Newspapers

tabsir , May 31st, 2015

For anyone doing research on the Middle East for the past two centuries, there is an incredible archive online. Details below: Alphabetical List of Open Access Historical Newspapers…


A funny thing happened on the way to the Islamic State

tabsir , May 20th, 2015

Newsweek has an interesting article by Christiane Gruber, an associate professor and director of graduate studies at the University of Michigan, about Muslim cartoons against ISIS. Check it…


In the Journals – April 2015

Sean Miller , April 21st, 2015

Welcome back to In the Journals, a monthly review of just a fraction of the most recent academic research on security, crime, policing, and the law. With winter…


Encircling Empire: Report #25 — Remembering Panama

Maximilian Forte , January 3rd, 2015

This and previous issues have been archived on a dedicated site—please see: ENCIRCLING EMPIRE. For frequent updates, please “like” our Facebook page and/or follow on Twitter. “Operation Just…


Our Report for 2014

Maximilian Forte , December 31st, 2014

This year has seen an almost frenzied escalation of US intervention around the globe, ranging from the determined provocations and threats against Russia and backing a coup in…


The Perpetually Confused Conflicts in the Middle East–public lecture by William O. Beeman with discussion from Portland Oregon

William Beeman , August 18th, 2014

The Perpetually Confused Conflicts in the Middle East Attached is a recording of a lecture given to the “Thirsters” civic group in Portland, Oregon on August 7, 2014…

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Will There be a Sunni-Shi’a War in the Middle East? Not Likely–William O. Beeman, New America Media

William Beeman , June 18th, 2014

Will There be a Sunni-Shi’a War in the Middle East? Not Likely New America Media, News Analysis, …

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The Disintegration of Iraq Has Begun–William O. Beeman–New America Media

William Beeman , June 13th, 2014

http://newamericamedia.org/2014/06/the-disintegration-of-iraq-has-begun.php The Disintegration of Iraq Has Begun New America Media, News Analysis, Wi…

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The Real News Network two-part interview with Robert Kelley on Iran’s Nuclear Program November 12-13, 2013 PART 2

William Beeman , November 17th, 2013

The Real News Network two-part interview with Robert Kelley on Iran’s Nuclear Program November 12-13, 2013 Part II:Is Iran Being Transparent About Its Nuclear Program? More at The…

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