Richard Landes, a retired professor of history at Boston University, is the author of Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience. He blogs at the Augean Stables.

In an Age of Terror, How Thinking Right Can Save the Left

What’s needed is more tribalism, not less


Why the Arab World Is Lost in an Emotional Nakba, and How We Keep It There

By ignoring the honor-shame dynamic in Arab political culture, is the West keeping itself from making headway toward peace?


Terrorist Chic in France, From the Jeu de Paume Exhibit to Al Durah to Muhammed Merah

A controversial new exhibit celebrates mass murderers and raises war propaganda to the level of high art


Redesigning the Peace Process

Ignoring cultural difference and overestimating politics has left us without a resolution. We can do better.


Final Battle

Muslim apocalyptic movements like al-Qaida, Hamas, Hezbollah, and other jihadi groups are winning an information war that the West barely recognizes exists

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