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Current issue | Issue 1365, (19 - 25 October 2017)
Saturday,21 October, 2017
Issue 1365, (19 - 25 October 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Tewfick Aclimandos

The writer is a professor of international relations at the Collège de France and a visiting professor at Cairo University.

In the mid-1980s, some Western scholars were worried about re-Islamisation in the Arab world, someth

The bias towards Political Islam in Western academic circles is due to a variety of influences, writ

Western scholars have put forward various explanations for the longevity of the former Mubarak regim

Did the experts really fail to predict the Arab Spring, asks Tewfick Aclimandos

We have much to learn about the region from at least some Western scholars, writes Tewfick Aclimando

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How scholars read

It is impossible to keep track of all the books being produced today, explaining the growth of acade

Strong leaders often create headaches for their successors, whether in Europe or the Arab world, wri

Playing the blame game on terrorism can at least help us to grasp the complexities of the problem, w

French President Emmanuel Macron remains a mystery to many of the country’s commentators, writ

Plagiarism in academic life has reached staggering proportions, but not all of it is a bad thing, wr

There are at least three ways of explaining official US attitudes towards the Middle East, writes Te

French writing on Political Islam has its roots in the 1960s, taking off over subsequent decades wit

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