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  1. ANHRI releases annual report on freedom of expression in the Arab world in 2011
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    ANHRI has released its annual report for 2011, under the title Freedom of Expression in the Arab World.
  2. The Arab Revolts Against Neoliberalism
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
  3. The Arab Choice
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1991
    The Arabs are many peoples, cultures, religions, and realities. I cannot put an Arab tyrant, whoever he is, in the same category as a martyr for democracy like Mehdi Ben Barka.
  4. The Arab World, Turkey, and The Balkans 1878-1914
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
  5. The Case Against Israel
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2005
    Neumann argues that Israel's policies are the cause of the conflict, and that the conflict can be ended by Israel changing its behaviour.
  6. Chasing a Mirage
    The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
    According to Tarek Fatah, "Morality is doing what is right, regardless what we are told; Religious dogma is doing what we are told, no matter what is right." Fatah argues that since Islam's advent, there have been two parallel strains of the religion that are in clash. The first "state of Islam" is a person's moral compass; the way Islam governs an individual's personal life. By contrast, the yearning for "an Islamic state" has been bloody and fruitless.
  7. Counterpunch
    Periodical profile

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Progressive U.S. website/newsletter.
  8. For Lust of Knowing
    The Orientalists and their enemies

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    A rebuttal of Edward Said which examines who the Orientalists were, how historically they advanced their disciplines, and what their achievements have been. Irwin calls Said's book "a work of malignant charlatanry."
  9. A History of the Arab Peoples
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  10. A History of the Jews - Ancient and Modern
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
    Starting from a political interpretation of the period when judges, kings and prophets held sway over Israel and Judah, Ilan Halevi traces the evolution of the Jewish identity through its numerous stages, from the Roman occupation and the decline of Temple authority, through to the Zionist settlement of Palestine in the twentieth century.
  11. Libya
    From Colony to Revolution

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2011
    Provides the background to the Libyan revolution by discussing its history from colonization up through the 2011 rebellion/foreign intervention that ousted Mu'ammar al-Qadafi.
  12. The Penguin Atlas of World History - Vol. 2: From the French Revolution to the Present
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
  13. Qadhafi's Libya
    Resource Type: Book
    The author follows the evolution of a backward tribal society into one of the most militant Arab states, a significant force within OPEC, and a troublesome puzzle for the superpowers. He gives a blow-by-blow account of Colonel Qadhafi's seizure of power and examines the changing nature of his authority within the country. This book provides the facts necessary for an understanding of contemporary Libya and its place in world events.
  14. Said, Edward, Critical Notes on
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2005
    Edward Said was admired by the anti-imperialist left for his courageous defence of Palestinian rights. However, Irfan Habib argues that unfortunately Said's scholarly work, notably his major work 'Orientalism,' was confused and sloppy to be point of being unethical.
  15. The Secret Life of Saeed
    The Pessoptimist

    Resource Type: Book
    A hilarious portrayal of Saeed, a Palestinian turned Israeli informer. Combining fact, fantasy, tragedy, and comedy, the luckless adventures of Saeed reveal the absurdities of the positions taken by Israelis, Palestinians, and Arabs.
  16. US military taps 'sock puppets'
    Fake personas on social websites to manipulate and influence opinion

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    A new $2.76 million dollar 'counter-terrorism' initiative to create a pro-America online presence using fake online personas is underway. These interventions will not be conducted in English or on American sites, but will be Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, and Pashtu speaking "sock-puppets".

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