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Is It Wrong to Mourn Paris More Deeply Than Beirut?

Is It Wrong to Mourn Paris More Deeply Than Beirut?

This article is a joint publication of Foreign Policy In Focus and TheNation.com.  Since the Paris massacre of Friday the 13th, I've witnessed an unraveling of questions and debates on my social media feeds over the question of selective mourning. Who gets to be...

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The Middle East’s New Nakba

The Middle East’s New Nakba

After midnight on August 15, 1947, India and Pakistan became separate countries. What should have been a joyous occasion — a celebration of independence from three centuries of British colonial rule — quickly turned into one of the greatest tragedies in modern...

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