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    Book Review: ‘Eat the Heart of the Infidel’: The Harrowing of Nigeria and the Rise of Boko Haram by Andrew Walker

Book Review: ‘Eat the Heart of the Infidel’: The Harrowing of Nigeria and the Rise of Boko Haram by Andrew Walker

In ‘Eat the Heart of the Infidel’: The Harrowing of Nigeria and the Rise of Boko Haram, journalist Andrew […]

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    Book Review: Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya and Tunisia After the Arab Spring by Ibrahim Fraihat

Book Review: Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya and Tunisia After the Arab Spring by Ibrahim Fraihat

In Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya and Tunisia After the Arab Spring, Ibrahim Fraihat examines three countries grappling with political […]

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    Book Review: The Politics of Islamic Law: Local Elites, Colonial Authority and the Making of the Muslim State by Iza R. Hussin

Book Review: The Politics of Islamic Law: Local Elites, Colonial Authority and the Making of the Muslim State by Iza R. Hussin

In The Politics of Islamic Law: Local Elites, Colonial Authority and the Making of the Muslim State, Iza R. Hussin […]

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    Book Review: The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens by Gabriel Zucman

Book Review: The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens by Gabriel Zucman

In The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens, Gabriel Zucman makes a provocative argument about the […]

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    Black History Month 2016: Eslanda Robeson – Acting, Activism, Africa and LSE by Sherese R. Taylor

Black History Month 2016: Eslanda Robeson – Acting, Activism, Africa and LSE by Sherese R. Taylor

Image Credit: Eslanda Goode Robeson (UCLA Special Collections)
October is Black History Month in the UK. Following her review of Paul […]

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    Book Review: Ebola: How A People’s Science Helped End an Epidemic by Paul Richards

Book Review: Ebola: How A People’s Science Helped End an Epidemic by Paul Richards

In Ebola: How A People’s Science Helped End an Epidemic, Paul Richards draws on his firsthand experience in Sierra […]

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    The Long Read: Necessity vs Ethics or Necessary Ethics? The West’s Moral Dilemma in Sourcing Oil from the 1920s to the Present Day by Nazrin Mehdiyeva

The Long Read: Necessity vs Ethics or Necessary Ethics? The West’s Moral Dilemma in Sourcing Oil from the 1920s to the Present Day by Nazrin Mehdiyeva

Oil and American Identity: A Culture of Dependency and US Foreign Policy. Sebastian Herbstreuth. I.B. Tauris. 2016.

Blood Oil: Tyrants, […]

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    Book Review: Adapting to Climate Uncertainty in African Agriculture: Narratives and Knowledge Politics by Stephen Whitfield

Book Review: Adapting to Climate Uncertainty in African Agriculture: Narratives and Knowledge Politics by Stephen Whitfield

In Adapting to Climate Uncertainty in African Agriculture: Narratives and Knowledge Politics, Stephen Whitfield addresses the pressing issues of smallholder […]

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    Book Review: Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects: A New Legal Framework by Diane Webber

Book Review: Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects: A New Legal Framework by Diane Webber

In Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects: A New Legal Framework, Diane Webber offers a comprehensive analysis of preventive detention […]

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    Author Interview with Dr Brian Klaas (LSE): How Can We Fix Democracy?

Author Interview with Dr Brian Klaas (LSE): How Can We Fix Democracy?

The end of the Cold War in the early 1990s saw democracy surge as former Soviet autocracies transitioned to […]

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    Long Read Review: Politics: Between the Extremes by Nick Clegg

Long Read Review: Politics: Between the Extremes by Nick Clegg

The UK government of 2010-2015 was the first UK Coalition since 1945 and faced the consequences of the 2008 […]

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    Book Review: India and the Islamic Heartlands: An Eighteenth-Century World of Circulation and Exchange by Gagan D.S. Sood

Book Review: India and the Islamic Heartlands: An Eighteenth-Century World of Circulation and Exchange by Gagan D.S. Sood

Drawing on the chance discovery of a number of letters exchanged during the period, in India and the Islamic Heartlands: […]

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    Book Review: The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East by Roger Hardy

Book Review: The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East by Roger Hardy

Almost fifty years after Britain and France left the Middle East, the toxic legacies of their rule continue to […]

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    Book Review: Elements of Architecture: Assembling Archaeology, Atmosphere and the Performance of Building Space edited by Mikkel Bille and Tim Flohr Sørensen

Book Review: Elements of Architecture: Assembling Archaeology, Atmosphere and the Performance of Building Space edited by Mikkel Bille and Tim Flohr Sørensen

In the new collection Elements of Architecture: Assembling Archaeology, Atmosphere and the Performance of Building Space, editors Mikkel Bille and […]

  • Permalink U.S. Soldiers with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 17th Regiment unload Humanitarian aid for distribution to the town of Rajan Kala, Afghanistan Dec. 05, 2009. Charlie Company used their Stryker armored vehicles to move the Humanitarian aid from the Joint District Community Center to the town of Rajan Kala. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Francisco V. Govea II/Released)Gallery

    Book Review: Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges: How Foreign Aid Became a Casualty of War by Peter Gill

Book Review: Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges: How Foreign Aid Became a Casualty of War by Peter Gill

In Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges: How Foreign Aid Became a Casualty of War, Peter Gill […]

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