MAAS student Jennifer Lincoln writes for Jadaliyya about the Manich Msamah movement, based on her research in Tunisia this summer.
MAAS alum Kristina Bogos (’17) writes about the link between continued U.S. arms sales and repression in the Gulf.
Fifty-five years have passed since the establishment of the United Arab Republic (UAR), the short-lived union between Egypt and Syria championed by Gamal Abdel Nasser. In an opinion piece for Al-Jazeera English, MAAS student Sarah Mousa reflects on the pan-Arabist ideology behind the UAR and the political events that followed its dissolution.
Gareth Smail (MAAS ’15) recently published “Politicized pedagogy in Morocco: A comparative case of teachers of English and Arabic” based on his thesis research from the MAAS program.
MAAS student Agathe Christien (’18) writes for the Journal of Terrorism Research about the Islamic State’s use of youth representations to attract Western recruits and to establish its state-building project.
MAAS student Zoya Waliany (’17) writes for Muftah on the media’s failure to discuss ISIS’ Muslim victims
Written by CCAS student Erica Vásquez for Open Democracy
Written by CCAS student Ellie Swingewood for the E-International Relations
Written by Georgetown University History Ph.D. student Nick Danforth and Noga Malkin for the Middle East Research and Information Project
Recent MAAS graduate Kevin Davis reviews fellow alumnus’ Sinan Antoon’s book, The Corpse Washer.
In an opinion piece for Al-Jazeera English, MAAS student Sarah Harvey casts doubt on analysts’ predictions that Syria will follow the way of Iraq once Bashar Assad is ousted from power.