Burkini backlash: The latest transnational gender debate

Comment: From abortion to clothing choices, the debate around women’s bodies and morality is universal, and the controversy around the burkini is just the latest example, writes Sahar Aziz. For most of my life, I’ve travelled between the US and the Middle East. During the school year, my neighbours and friends were devout Christians in Texas. In […]

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Talking about Tehran on Capitol Hill should not be a boys’ club

The July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran, the United States, and five other world powers triggered an intense debate in Washington and across the country. Nowhere was the contention surrounding Iran policy more impassioned or more urgent than in the U.S. Congress, whose mandate to review the agreement raised the stakes and greatly amplified the […]

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January 29, 2016

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