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February 1993 Issue

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  • Islam and Liberal Democracy

    Is Islam by its very nature antithetical to the development of democratic institutions? A distinguished historian contemplates this difficult question, one whose answer is fraught with consequence for several troubled regions of the world

  • Syria: Identity Crisis

    Hafez-al Assad has so far prevented the Balkanization of his country, but he can't last forever

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