Category Archives: al-Qaeda

Apr 20 2012

Islamism in Libya

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This article is fourth in a special series of posts commissioned by LSE IDEAS exploring Islamism and the Arab Spring. The series also includes articles on the history of political Islam, Tunisia, Egypt, and a concluding post on pluralism and … Continue reading

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Jan 11 2012

Revolution and Counter-revolution in the Middle East: A lecture by Professor Gilles Kepel

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On November 16 2011, Professor Gilles Kepel of Sciences Po, a former holder of the Philippe Roman Chair at LSE IDEAS and a renowned scholar of Middle Easter politics, society and history, visited the LSE in order to deliver his … Continue reading

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Oct 21 2011

Lessons for Afghanistan from Vietnam: We had the experience but missed the meaning

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By Aurelie Basha. Withdrawal is in the air.  As the phase-out begins in Afghanistan, op-eds and journal articles abound about the potential lessons learnt. Not so long ago, in the 1970s, as the Nixon administration moved on its own promise … Continue reading

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