Author Archives: Jeffrey Rudolph

Can you pass the Hezbollah quiz?

A quiz to understand the roots and evolution of Hezbollah, a sophisticated organization that effectively combines pragmatism and militancy, social services and religious faith.

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Can you pass the Saudi Arabia quiz?

Saudi Arabia, an Islamic absolute monarchy, has enjoyed extremely close relations with the United States, a constitutional republic. This relationship highlights the gross hypocrisy of US foreign policy: fundamentalism and dictatorship in the Arab world is only condemned when it … Continue reading

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