Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

In the era of post-9/11 politics, the contentious questions of identity, religion, and human rights center increasingly on the topics of the contested universal human rights framework, cultural relativism, and the role of Islam. The readings this week put the spotlight on women & their status during such a time, where their marginalization is either […]

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World Wide Woman [👑] On A Mission [💁🏽|🌍]: 10 Countries [✈️|🗺], 10 Academic Papers [📚|📝] & 10 Impromptu Performances Later [🎤|🎶]

✨World Wide Woman [👑] On A Mission [💁🏽|🌍]: 10 Countries [✈️|🗺], 10 Academic Papers [📚|📝] & 10 Impromptu Performances Later [🎤|🎶] ✨ ✨”Wisdom, in my opinion, is the willingness to live the questions of life with an acceptance of no immediate answer.”✨ You cannot rely on others to believe your dreams before you do. They […]

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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What kind of “clash” is it?

What kind of ‘clash’ is it? Our discussion will be putting in perspective                                            the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from various dimensions in search for                                             peace-making in the Middle East. Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Allin, Dana H. and Steven N. Simon, “Trump and the Holy Land: First, […]

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Why Does the Middle East Matter?

  In his book A Peace to End All Peace, David Fromkin emphasizes that,“the fall of the Ottoman Empire was one of the history’s major upheavals. It was a political earthquake. As he third millennium and the first century dawned, we need to look into the lesson learned. The redrawing of the borderlines of the […]

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The Western Lens That Blinds : An Analysis of Edward Said’s Orientalism

  Edward Said’s Orientalism argues how misconceptions and stereotype images have dominated the narratives of the “orientalist”, who perceived the Middle East & Islam through the conceptual lenses of Samuel Huntington’s, where clashes are inevitable. Said argues on that, “Orientalism’s failure to have been a human, as much as an intellectual one; for in having […]

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Is It A Clash of Civilizations or Clash of Cultures, Identities & Religions? An Analysis of Samuel Huntington’s Clash of Civilization’s & the Remaking World [🌏] Order

  What does Huntington mean by the “global politics of civilizations?” Are we living in a world which can be described, “as a clash of civilizations” or is it “misunderstanding of cultures and misperceptions?”      The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order. Chapter 10: “From Transition Wars to Fault Line Wars,” […]

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Reauthorization of the National Environmental Policy Act: Application of the Wayfinding Leadership Paradigm

  [👑|💕] We don’t worship the earth; instead, we realize that God gave it to us, and we are accountable to Him for how we use it. After creating Adam, the first man, the Bible says, “The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take […]

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