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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Computer Vision Syndrome and You

Save your eyes. Take breaks.

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