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The American Prospect: Jonathan Guyer on the need to protest

  • April 9, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

A pandemic is not the time to fall in line behind the president, but to demand action.

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Former fellow and trustee Carl Brown dies

  • April 9, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

The longtime Princeton University professor was one of the most respected historians of the modern Middle East and North Africa.

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NYT: Karina Piser on grandma’s cookies

  • April 6, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

While stuck inside her New York apartment during the coronavirus pandemic, Karina recreates her grandmother's savory cachkitas.

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Globe and Mail: Neri Zilber on Israel’s preparedness

  • March 23, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

The country is uniquely equipped to cope with a pandemic like coronavirus.

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The New Republic: Gregory Feifer on Putin’s strategy

  • March 20, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

The Russian president is expertly maneuvering toward power for life by cloaking his moves as the reluctant bride.

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The New Republic: Eve Fairbanks on coronavirus guilt

  • March 17, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

"It’s not just the sense that we could be in danger, but that we could become endangerers without knowing it or being able to know it."

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Daily Beast: Neri Zilber on honey traps

  • March 5, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Hamas has attempted to infiltrate Israeli soldiers' phones by posing as friendly women on the internet.

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CNN: Emily Schultheis on staging chaos

  • February 22, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

With one vote, the far right Alternative for Germany exposed the weakness of Germany's establishment. The political fallout was swift.

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NPR: Emily Schultheis on Richard Grenell in Berlin

  • February 21, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Incoming acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell brings a reputation for ruffling feathers in his other job, ambassador to Germany.

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The Nation: Karina Piser on walking while trans

  • February 19, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

New York police are accused of routinely using legislation dubbed the Walking While Trans ban to target trans women of color.

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