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Nov 2017

Yazidi woman escapee from ISIS slavery. Source: Reuters
November 16, 2017
Mohammed A. Salih

Whereas in the case of Muslim women IS demonstrates a strong if by comparison seemingly trivial obsession with controlling individual and collective behaviors of the faithful, in the case of captive women it positions itself as a sovereign power with authority over life and death, determining the very form of life (or lack thereof) that captured women experience.

"V. I. Lenin in the Smolny" by Isaac Brodsky (1930)
November 14, 2017

Although Lenin’s immediate project was the seizure of power for the construction of the socialist order, his unity of theory and...

'India China Friendship' -- signboard on Indian side of Indo-China border at Bumla in Arunachal Pradesh
November 9, 2017

China’s Belt and Road Initiative constitutes an important part of its geostrategic design to rejuvenate its old glory by capturing...

Christian and Muslim playing ouds - Miniature of Catinas de Santa Maria. by King Alfonso X.
November 7, 2017

[T]he Andalusian experience... still serves as a dialogical legacy and a philosophical attitude that has brought the Western and...