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ISIS. Do we really know what we are doing?

Originally posted on Russell Chapman:
Much is being made of attempts to destroy ISIS but the question needs to be asked, will the current strategy work or will it lead…

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

About Those Good Intentions

Originally posted on ZERO ANTHROPOLOGY:
The following, the final in our series of extracts, comes from my chapter, “Imperial Abduction Lore and Humanitarian Seduction,” which serves as the introduction to…

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The “New” Cinema of Palestine

Originally posted on Arab Hyphen:
Scene from Suha Arraf’s Villa Touma Recent Palestinian films such as Suha Arraf’s Villa Touma and Najwa Najjar’s Eyes of A Thief have been described…

October 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Smug and Arrogant Atheism — liberals should be better than Bill Maher.

Just would you please read some works of anthropologists who have done decades of research, qualitative and quantitative, and who have lived with Muslims? Thanks for Ben Affleck. Harris, who … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · Leave a comment