HPR writers comment on the role religion has in their personal politics.
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Today's Arab Christians are seeking safe havens in the ever-changing Arab world.
Andrew Breitbart's May 2010 defense of the Tea Party in an exclusive interview with the HPR.
I straddled a historical boundary sitting between my father and my grandmother as I pulled back the first page of Iranian activist-lawyer Shirin Ebadi’s autobiography. I bridged mother and son, linking the experiences of a once-17-year old man who fled and of a woman who stayed and endured the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Ebadi, the first Iranian and the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, makes a parallel connection with her memoir “Iran Awakening."
Somaliland may be the most stable and smoothest functioning democracy that officially does not exist.
Was there an alternative to that disastrous September day? A review of Chomsky's recent book.
As authoritarian regimes have crumbled in the Arab World, so too has the gulf that once separated politics from religion.
The hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims should be stopped.
Harvard University is a private institution with a private set of needs, among them financial needs and the ever-present need to remain true to its institutional identity. If you’re interested in the question of whether the Social Studies Degree Committee should create a research grant in Marty Peretz’s honor, then that’s where you have to start, with the fact that all actions ... Read More
Apart from being an excellent excuse to boost web traffic with pictures of bikini-clad women (cf. The Huffington Post), you may not have seen Lebanese journalist Hanin Ghaddar’s very interesting article last week in Foreign Policy comparing American and Lebanese reactions to the Rima Fakih story. In America: Not many people — let along beauty pageant winners — have been accused ... Read More