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  1. Mar 23

    Who could have foreseen that "reconciliation" agreements were a scam? Any sensible person actually

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    Mar 19

    Bassel Khartabil conceived this project, and even chose its name, before being murdered in Assad's death camps. Now his widow Noura and other Syrian activists have launched it to support the families of those forcibly disappeared. A very important endeavor to boost and amplify.

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    Mar 21

    C’est ce soir avec De l’ : Conférence : Thomas Pierret (CNRS, IREMAM) « État sans nation ou nation sans État ? Identités, solidarités et institutions en Syrie contemporaine », 21 mars, 18h – 19h30 à Beit Beirut

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  4. Mar 19

    Does anyone know why Muwaffaq As'ad wasn't promoted to chief of staff when Ayyub became defense minister? Who opposed his promotion and why?

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    Mar 19

    [RÉÉCOUTEZ] Notre Décryptage sur le bilan des 8 années de guerre en avec nos invités vice-présidente et chargé de recherche Emission à réécouter sur >

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    Mar 18

    Recorded with for a talking , and . Lots of fascinating insights from one of the best there is on the topic. Coming soon.

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  7. Mar 18

    My point isn't apologetic: there's not excuse to what the GW Bush administration did in Iraq. It's rather that the "original sin" line of thinking is lazy: it finds the source of all evil in a single event rather than in long-term historical processes

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  8. Mar 18

    It suggests that before it was committed, things were juste fine (before the Original Sin there was the Garden of Eden). It also suggests that hadn't it been committed, things would still be fine, which is absurd.

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  9. Mar 18

    The Iraq invasion was an indefensible decision that had many disastrous consequences, but I very much dislike the expression "original sin".

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    Mar 15

    Il va falloir arrêter d'incriminer seulement «l'extrême droite». C'est pas «l'extrême droite» qui invite Renaud Camus sur France Culture. C'est pas elle qui déroule des tapis rouges à Éric Zemmour. C'est pas elle qui vomit son islamophobie à longueur d'éditoriaux.

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    Mar 15

    Coming next week for three more with , and . I feel very lucky to have chance to speak with such wonderful scholars whose work continues to have a huge impact on intellectual debates. More lined up.

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  13. Mar 13

    Note that Agha & Malley reserve essentialist clichés for Sunnis: in their narrative, Iranians are strategic actors that seize opportunities, whereas Saudis are "ascetic Wahhabis" and Turks are "statist neo-Ottomans"