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Of Jerusalem and its chequered history

The Arab World is abuzz with United States President Donald Trump’s…

Hitler, Benjamin, and Hajj Amin

It’s always rather fun when world leaders make historical…

In memory of Shafiq al-Hout (1922-2009)

In the early 1950s, a young student rose to the podium at the…

Jerusalem: A victim of historical neglect and ignorance

Arab intelligentsia's response to a new campaign mirrors centuries-old…

To live not die for Palestine

I teach a seminar on "The world after 9-11" and like to start…

Houdini of the Middle East, poised to move again

In 1982 while Yasser Arafat was making his painful exodus…