Marwan Bishara

Al Jazeera English

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Senior political analyst for Al Jazeera English, and the editor and host of Empire, which looks at changes going on in the Arab world; former Professor of International Relations at the American University of Paris

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Thirteen years ago today, planes commandeered by terrorists slammed into the World Trade Center towers in New York, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania.

President Obama’s Strategy Against the Islamic State

Thirteen years ago today, planes commandeered by terrorists slammed into the World Trade Center towers in New York, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania.

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US plans to punish Syria with military action may be on hold for the moment.

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US plans to punish Syria with military action may be on hold for the moment.

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Yesterday King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia granted women the right to vote and to run in future municipal elections.

They Can't Drive, but in 2015 Saudi Women Get the Vote

Yesterday King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia granted women the right to vote and to run in future municipal elections.

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