IN THIS ISSUE:
Two resources tell the story of Iraq’s climate vulnerability.
What the last two decades have meant for Iraq’s women’s movement.
Tishreen transformed Iraq’s protest culture. Can protest transform the post-2003 state?
A conversation with archaeologists Mark Altaweel and Jaafar Jotheri.
On the Turkish state’s targeting of dissidents abroad.
How India weaponizes the ‘Israeli Experience’ to target dissent.
Rethinking Egyptian history through sound.
One of MERIP’s signature issues over the years has been the question of Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict—partly because of its intrinsic interest but largely because so much myth and cant clouds the mainstream media coverage of this subject that independent analysis is particularly necessary. This primer by Joel Beinin and Lisa Hajjar is a good place to start in understanding what is at stake as events unfold.
(Photo of Israeli separation barrier by Alfonso Moral.)