Post Tagged with: "sectarianism"

Review – Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East

Review – Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East

Hashemi and Postel dissect the links between sectarianism and power politics in the Middle East, making their study a must-read for students of the Arab revolutions.

Review – The Other Saudis: Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism

Review – The Other Saudis: Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism

Matthiesen provides a rich and nuanced reconstruction of Shia history through an impressive analysis of primary documents that have never been studied before.

Parading Resilience: Sexual Minority Rights in Northern Ireland

Parading Resilience: Sexual Minority Rights in Northern Ireland

As well as being open to heterosexual attendees, Pride is among one of the few visibly and proudly non-sectarian events to take place in Northern Ireland.

Interview – Paulo Casaca

Interview – Paulo Casaca

Paulo Casaca discusses the tension between Pakistan’s military and political establishments, its growing sectarianism, and its relationships with Iran and Saudi Arabia.

The Future of Islamic State Systems in Light of Rising Sectarian Tensions

The Future of Islamic State Systems in Light of Rising Sectarian Tensions

Violence in the Islamic World is not principally attributable to religion, though its increasing salience fosters conditions for sectarian conflict.

Sectarian Divisions, Proxy Wars and Chaos

Sectarian Divisions, Proxy Wars and Chaos

It is important to have a firm grasp of the role that religion and sectarianism play as mobilizing forces in the regional politics of the Middle East.

ISIS: Sectarianism, Geopolitics and Strong/Weak Horses

There are many reasons, both endogenous and exogenous as to why people would join ISIS. Still, questions remain as to what motivates an individual to travel and fight.

The Syria on the Horizon

The Syria on the Horizon

Bashar al-Assad and his circle will continue to refuse any Syria that is not theirs. There is no daylight for diplomacy here. A plausible scenario involves a war of multiple phases lasting years.

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