Posts tagged "politics"
The Hindus, Hitler, and the Politics of Looking Forward

The Hindus, Hitler, and the Politics of Looking Forward

Drew Thomases on censorship, nationalism, and memory in Indian publishing and electoral politics.
Diminishing Returns: Sufi Shrines in Pakistan's Politics

Diminishing Returns: Sufi Shrines in Pakistan’s Politics

From Pakistan, Umar Farooq looks at the diminishing political role of Sufi saints and shrines in a rapidly urbanizing Pakistan.
Divine Intervention: American Faith in Foreign Policy

Divine Intervention: American Faith in Foreign Policy

Gale Kenny reviews Andrew Preston's new book, "Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy," a narrative history of foreign policy and piety in America.

Israel Studies, A Form of Public Diplomacy?

“I know what the podium I stand behind represents, what Israel studies represents. I know this is a form of public diplomacy.” -- Amal Jamal, "Israeli-Arab" professor of political science, Tel-Aviv University, one of two Palestinian scholars (of a total of 300 attendees) at the annual meeting of the Association for Israel Studies...

God and Politics in the Press

God & Politics in the Press, Oct. 31 31 October 2004 The battle for votes and souls passes its final Christian sabbath today with Kerry at a “predominantly black church” in Ohio and Bush at a Catholic church in Miami — the racial composition of which The Washington Post does not note. WaPo also tells...