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Book Review:


A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East by David Fromkin.

Reviewed by Adib Rashad ~

This review has appeared in several magazines and newspapers when it was
initially written/reviewed. However, the reviewer believes that in light of
the present situation in the Middle East this (book)review could be a useful
guide for understanding the politics involved in that region.
Please be advised that the politics have not changed.

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The Valley of the Kings (Arabicوادي الملوك‎ Wādī al Mulūk), less often called the Valley of the Gates of the Kings (Arabicوادي ابواب الملوك‎ Wādī Abwāb al Mulūk), is a valley in Egypt where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt). The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes (modern Luxor), within the heart

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The governments of Britain, France and the United States of America are in the process of committing a terrible crime against the nation and people of Libya, and they are doing it in the names of all of us - the citizens of all the countries that are members of the United Nations (UN)!

The latest and most compelling evidence of this crime emerged last Thursday, when President Barack Obama , Prime Minister David Cameron and President Nic

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NATO and No-Fly-Zone ~

I can’t believe it. The Arab Union is asking NATO to impose a no-fly-zone to prevent Kadaffi from putting down  the armed rebellion against him. Where was such a request to impose a no-fly-zone on Israel when it was bombing innocent people in schools and hospitals in Gaza? How about a no-fly-zone over Afghanistan and Pakistan to prevent drones from killing innocent civilians?

Besides, what is NATO and what authority do they have? NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisati

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Savo Heleta:January 12, 2008 — What is wrong with Africa? Why is the largest number of failed states on the continent? Is something fundamentally wrong with Africans or could there be another explanation? Trying to find answers to these questions, let’s see what historians and social scientists believe are the roots of the conflict in Sudan, an African country where peace lasted for little over a decade since 1956.Like in all other parts of the world, there was always some form of conflict in th
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A synopsis of the paper- ‘The experience of Africans under Arab colonialism and its antithesis’, delivered at the International Colloquium at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 11-13 November 2008, on the theme, ‘Teaching and propagating African history and culture to the Diaspora and …’The key to understanding Afro-Arab relations, past and present and the relevance of South Sudan to the future, is found in the reasons for the conflict in South Sudan of 1955-72 and 1983- 2005. The C
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