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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

A Larger Role for Unions

Organized labour may be shrinking but the rhetoric is still upbeat

This United League

Will not die, will not perish

Thabit A.J. Abdullah

Thabit A.J. Abdullahis a history professor at York University and has published several articles and books on the history of Iraq including, most recently, A Short History of Iraq (Pearson-Longman, 2003) and Dictatorship, Imperialism and Chaos: Iraq Since 1989 (Zed Books, 2006).

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Thabit A.J. Abdullah

One-Note History

Religion is just one of many factors that lead humankind to war May 2007
With the depressing post-9/11 climate of extremist and xenophobic posturing currently dominating international affairs, any attempt to deal with the history of Muslim-Christian relations must surely be a hazardous undertaking. Prior efforts have tended to vacillate between finding some irreconcilable unchanging “essence” in either or both societies (with Islam usually appearing the worse) and arguing that the whole conflict is some sort of lamentable cultural…