Yasser Harrak

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Karen Armstrong's approach in "the Holiness of Jerusalem: Asset or Burden" treating the Jerusalem question is sound and unique. Unbound by the chronology of... more
Karen Armstrong
Yasser Harrak
Middle East Politics
Arab-Israeli Conflict
Jerusalem
Alqods
Arab League
Zionism
PLO
The unprecedented access to information in the Middle East and North Africa have had a great impact on the population and regimes. The population, largely... more
Yasser Harrak
Globalization
Middle East
North Africa
MENA
Arab Spring
Targuist Sniper
Morocco
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
UAE
Social Media
Facebook
propaganda
intelligence
protest movement
It is wrong to assume that Islam is the only determining force behind family structures, gender relations and patriarchal organizations in Middle Eastern and... more
Yasser Harrak
Arzu Merali
Orientalists, as far as many scholars are concerned, tend to have a reductionist perspective about the non-Western other often portrayed as homogeneous,... more
Yasser Harrak
Gholam Khiabany
The hyperbole of accusing Trudeau of supporting dictatorships made big news. Things making big news are not necessarily big. Trudeau's statement about the... more
Leslie Roberts
Yasser Harrak
Fidel Castro
Justin Trudeau
The study of Orientalism helps understanding how Westerners perceive the Middle East. In this introductory synopsis, I will answer the following questions:... more
Yasser Harrak
Edward Said
Dona Stewart
Amardeep Singh
Fox News
Press TV
To explain the relationship between radicalization and exclusion, the case of Muslims in post-independence India serves as a good example. The book Asian Islam... more
Yasser Harrak
John Esposito
Osman Bakar
Rajiv Gandhi
There is an ongoing debate about whether Islam is compatible with democracy. There are two ways to look at this question. The first one is by asking if... more
CFR
Yasser Harrak
Islam is often characterized (in the West) as being patriarchal and oppressive to women. Muslim feminist Asma Barlas disagrees with this characterization... more
Yasser Harrak
Asma Barlas
In shaping the Islamist ideology, the past plays the kernel role. Saying this leads us to ask: which past plays such a role? How examplary was this past?  ... more
Yasser Harrak
Mohammed Ayoub
The CRS reports (2008 - 2009) were meant to give a cut-and-dry definition of Wahhabism, Salafism, Sunnism and Shi'ism for members and commitees of Congress.... more
Christopher Blanchard
Karen Armstrong
Yasser Harrak
Colonialism have had a great impact on Muslims, leaders and communities, and on Islam as well. Although the impact of colonialism posed a challenge to Muslims... more
Yasser Harrak
Jonathan Berkey
Sami Zubaida
Sayyid Qutb
Saad Zaghloul
In answering questions about the radicalization of Muslim youth in Egypt, Dr. Ahmed Abdul Maher cited examples showing that the source of terrorism and... more
radicalization
Terrorism
Al-Azhar University
Yasser Harrak
Martin Chemers - a prominent social psychologist - describes leadership as "a process of social influence in which a person can enlist the aid and support of... more
Justin Trudeau
Thomas Mulcair
Stephen Harper
Yasser Harrak
PKP
The Conservative Party of Canada has signed the longest weapons contract in Canada’s history with the Saudi regime described as a serial human rights violator... more
Joe Biden
Stephen Harper
John Baird
democracy
Conservative Party of Canada
Democracy in Middle East
ISIS
Canadian Foreign Policy
Saudi Arabia
Turkey
Yasser Harrak
Canada

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