Monia Mazigh

Columnists
Apr 16, 2015

Do Muslim women need saving?

This is the question author Lila Abu-Lughod poses in her book exploring the lives of Muslim women. The answer isn't as obvious as some would like us to believe.
Columnists
Dec 12, 2014

Hiding torture from us

Despite ongoing strategies, tactics and hiding games, the ugly truth surrounding the War on Terror is slowly emerging from the darkness into the light of day.
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Oct 10, 2014
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The ongoing War on Terror: What's it really about?

Monia Mazigh
The War on Terror is never-ending. But is it really about a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods or a recapture of what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars?
Columnists
Jul 11, 2014

Lean In: A fairy-tale in a fantasy land

In her book "Lean In," Sheryl Sandberg is talking to a small, restricted "girls' club." Although it's a fine discussion, it forgets all the other women who are in another world.
Columnists
Jun 17, 2014

What happened to the Arab Spring?

After the departure of a few tyrants, did real change come to Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen or Iraq? Despite claims to democracy, it seems the West prefers security and stability in the Arab world.
Columnists
Nov 8, 2013

Science, ethics and torture

National security and protection of the nation have been the traditional heavyweight excuses provided by governments that use torture, but there is more behind the justification of unethical methods.
Columnists
Sep 13, 2013

Egypt's coup: The cycle of vengeance is on

"I told you so!" These were the words of Ayman al-Zawahiri, first-in-command of al-Qaeda, to the Egyptian people after the July military coup by General al-Sisi that dashed "Arab Awakening" hopes.

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