By Harold Lee Wise
It was once the biggest deployment of yank forces among the Vietnam conflict and wasteland hurricane and one with dramatic implications for next occasions. but, the tale remained normally untold and misunderstood for nearly 20 years. contained in the probability region is the 1st booklet ever released to target this era, a fourteen-month span that observed an extraordinary sequence of yank army motion during this risky region.
Based on declassified files and large interviews with veterans and govt officers, a lot of which spoke out for the 1st time, contained in the risk quarter is a quick relocating narrative heritage that tells the tale of this quasi-war with Iran from the White condominium to front lines.
By Ludovic-Mohammed Zahed
Je me suggest ainsi de récapituler ici les assets scripturaires islamiques ayant trait à los angeles query de l. a. diversité des natures, des genres, des sexualités humaines. Ainsi, dans une démarche certes plus engagée politiquement que celle de l. a. plupart des intellectuel-les de notre temps, je pourrai par l. a. même party préciser certaines notions théologiques qui peuvent paraître hermétiques pour les non initié-es".
Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed, docteur en sciences sociales et humaines (Théologie, Psychologie, Anthropologie) et imam homosexuel, co-fondateur de l. a. première mosquée inclusive d'Europe, à Paris (2012), directeur du cupboard de conseil CALEM et chercheur en neuropsychologie (APHP).
By Samy Adghirni
By Maryam Khalid
This e-book deals an available and well timed research of the ‘War on Terror’, in response to an leading edge method of a vast variety of theoretical and empirical study. It makes use of ‘gendered orientalism’ as a lens by which to learn the connection among the George W. Bush management, gendered and racialized army intervention, and worldwide politics.
Khalid argues that legitimacy, strength, and authority in worldwide politics, and the ‘War on Terror’ in particular, are discursively built via representations which are gendered and racialized, and sometimes orientalist. taking a look at the ways that ‘official’ US ‘War on Terror’ discourse enabled army intervention into Afghanistan and Iraq, the ebook takes a postcolonial feminist method of expand the scope of severe analyses of the ‘War on Terror’ and think of the gendered and racial underpinnings of key kin of energy inside of modern international politics.
This e-book is a distinct, cutting edge and demanding research of the operation of race, orientalism, and gender in worldwide politics, and the ‘War on Terror’ in particular. it will likely be of serious curiosity to students and graduates drawn to gender politics, improvement, humanitarian intervention, overseas (global) family, center East politics, protection, and US international policy.
By Joseph J. Hobbs
Amid the excessive mountains of Egypt's southern Sinai Peninsula stands Jebel Musa, "Mount Moses," respected via so much Christians and Muslims as Mount Sinai. (Jewish culture holds that Mount Sinai may still stay terra incognita, unlocated, and doesn't affiliate it with this mountain.) during this attention-grabbing examine, Joseph Hobbs attracts on geography and archaeology, Biblical and Quranic debts, and the stories of individuals starting from Christian priests to Bedouin shepherds to informal travelers to discover why this mountain got here to be respected as a sacred position and the way that very notion now threatens its fragile ecology and its experience of holy solitude.
After discussing the actual features of Jebel Musa and the talk that chosen it because the such a lot possible Mount Sinai, Hobbs totally describes all Christian and Muslim sacred websites round the mountain. He perspectives Mount Sinai from the views of the centuries-long population of the region—the clergymen of the Monastery of St. Katherine and the Jabaliya Bedouins—and of holiday makers and pilgrims, from medieval Europeans to trendy tourists dispirited by way of Western industrialization.
Hobbs concludes his account with the new overseas debate over even if to construct a cable motor vehicle on Mount Sinai and with an unflinching description of the unfavourable effect of tourism at the gentle wilderness surroundings. His ebook increases vital, troubling questions for everybody serious about the destiny of the earth's wild and sacred places.
By Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi
Were the 13 essays Michel Foucault wrote in 1978–1979 endorsing the Iranian Revolution an aberration of his prior paintings or an inevitable pitfall of his stance on Enlightenment rationality, as critics have lengthy alleged? Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi argues that the critics are improper. He announces that Foucault well-known that Iranians have been at a threshold and have been contemplating if it have been attainable to think about dignity, justice, and liberty outdoors the cognitive maps and rules of the eu Enlightenment.
Foucault in Iran centers not just at the importance of the nice thinker’s writings at the revolution but additionally at the profound mark the development left on his later lectures on ethics, spirituality, and fearless speech. modern occasions considering 9-11, the warfare on Terror, and the Arab Uprisings have made Foucault’s essays at the Iranian Revolution extra correct than ever. Ghamari-Tabrizi illustrates how Foucault observed within the revolution an example of his antiteleological philosophy: right here was once an occasion that didn't healthy into the normative revolutionary discourses of historical past. What attracted him to the Iranian Revolution used to be accurately its ambiguity.
Theoretically refined and empirically wealthy, this interdisciplinary paintings will spark a full of life debate in its insistence that what educated Foucault’s writing used to be no longer an attempt to appreciate Islamism yet, really, his conviction that Enlightenment rationality has now not closed the gate of unknown percentages for human societies.
By Emma Bridges,Edith Hall,P. J. Rhodes
By Géraldine Chatelard
By Donald Bloxham
European imperial powers, and the time table of a few Armenian nationalists in and past Ottoman territory. specific recognition is paid to the foreign context of the method of ethnic polarization that culminated within the big destruction of 1912-23, and particularly the obliteration of the Armenian
community in 1915-16.
The starting chapters of the e-book learn the connection among the good strength politics of the 'eastern query' from 1774, the narrower politics of the 'Armenian query' from the mid-nineteenth century, and the interior Ottoman questions of reforming the complicated social and ethnic order less than severe exterior strain. Later chapters contain particular case stories of the function of Imperial Germany in the course of the First global battle (reaching conclusions markedly diverse to the present orthodoxy
of German complicity within the genocide); the wartime Entente after which the uncomfortable postwar Anglo-French axis; and American political curiosity within the heart East within the interwar interval which ended in a coverage of refusing to acknowledge the genocide. The e-book concludes by way of explaining the ongoing
international denial of the genocide as an extension of the old 'Armenian question', with a number of the related concerns governing sleek European-American-Turkish interplay as existed ahead of the 1st international War.
By Janet Klein
In the top, Armenian revolutionaries weren't suppressed and Kurdish leaders, whose authority the kingdom sought to decrease, have been empowered. The tribal defense force left a long-lasting impression at the area and on state-society and Kurdish-Turkish family. placing a human face on Ottoman-Kurdish histories whereas additionally addressing problems with state-building, neighborhood strength dynamics, violence, and dispossession, this ebook engages vividly within the research of the paradoxes inherent in glossy statecraft.