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Full: Bouazizi's courage changed nations - The National

Full: Bouazizi's courage changed nations - The National | Humanities Research | Scoop.it
Full: The world that a humble Tunisian vendor left behind is very different to the one that his self-immolation inspired. One year on, The National looks back at the events that sparked the upheaval that transformed Tunisia and the region.

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Arab spring: an interactive timeline of Middle East protests

Arab spring: an interactive timeline of Middle East protests | Humanities Research | Scoop.it
Ever since a man in Tunisia burned himself to death in December 2010 in protest at his treatment by police, pro-democracy rebellions have erupted across the Middle East.

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To Understand the White House's Response to the Anti-Islam Video, Look to Edward Said's Orientalism

To Understand the White House's Response to the Anti-Islam Video, Look to Edward Said's Orientalism | Humanities Research | Scoop.it
How Orientalism Shaped Obama: The White House’s response to the anti-Islam video is proof of the enduring influence of Edward Said’s ideas...

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Mahdi Darius NAZEMTOYA (Canada) - The Innocence of Muslims, Imperial Politics, and the «Clash of Civilizations» - Strategic Culture Foundation - on-line journal > The Innocence of Muslims, Imperial...

Mahdi Darius NAZEMTOYA (Canada) - The Innocence of Muslims, Imperial Politics, and the «Clash of Civilizations» - Strategic Culture Foundation - on-line journal > The Innocence of Muslims, Imperial... | Humanities Research | Scoop.it
Mahdi Darius NAZEMTOYA (Canada) - The Innocence of Muslims, Imperial Politics, and the «Clash of Civilizations» - Strategic Culture Foundation - on-line journal . Israel. Middle East. USA. Netanyahu.

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Turkey Playing Increasing Role in Iraq

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With the U.S. withdrawal, Turkey is now being seen by Washington as playing a potential key role in Iraq.

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democracyarsenal.org: The Political Romantics and the End of History

Ross Douthat has a fascinating post on Christopher Hitchens and 'political romanticism.' He cites David Runciman's essay in the London Review of Books: Political romantics are driven not by the quest for pseudo-religious certainty, but by the...

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Orientalism and Occidentalism Two sides of the same coin

The respected author of article that titled “Orientalism and Occidentalism Two sides of the same coin” by him, want s to say that bad is bad ether is located in this wing or in another wing. Looking to world phenomenon with the glasses of ...
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Tree Of Life: The History of the World, Visualized

Tree Of Life: The History of the World, Visualized | Humanities Research | Scoop.it
In this graphic by the Tree of Life web project and designer Leonard Eisenberg, we see all 3.5 billion years of life on earth evolving, not through limbs and timelines, but an elegant rainbow swirl. It’s as if our whole history is a colorful bunch of balloons, all tying back to bacteria.

As you look at the graphic, realize that time radiates outward and each kingdom’s appearance is also in chronological order from left to right. What you’ll discern then is a story of origins and mass extinctions, the way life almost bided its time through the Ice Age then hit the gas through the Cambrian Explosion. It was here when the protostomes (everything from trilobites to squids) simply went nuts, and the separation of plants vs. animals as we know them arose...

 

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