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Post Revolutionary Tunisia: Jihad al Nikah or Illegal Prostitution

January 26, 2016 9:46 am0 comments
Post Revolutionary Tunisia: Jihad al Nikah or Illegal Prostitution

“Our girls are there to perform sex and 20,30 even 100 men take turns with them and they return here, bearing the fruits of these sexual contacts, this so-called Sexual Jihad ”. Those are some of the deep words pronounced by the Tunisian Minister of Interior Lotfi Ben Jeddou, in […]

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Ivory – The White Gold of Jihad

April 30, 2014 4:08 pm0 comments
Ivory – The White Gold of Jihad

We all know that the ivory trade costs the lives of tens of thousands of elephants a year. There have been huge campaigns over the last six months, both in the form of protests, celebrity Twitter campaigns and huge coverage in the press, of the fact that the wild elephant will […]

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Teaching Forrest Gump the History of the Middle East Part I – Iran

February 20, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Teaching Forrest Gump the History of the Middle East Part I – Iran

One of the memorable refrains from the film Forrest Gump is “for no particular reason”. Tom Hanks’ character seems to have little understanding of consequence or causation. Gump runs America coast to coast for no particular reason, Mark David Chapman kills John Lennon for no particular reason. Forrest’s take on […]

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