Iraqi Insurgents Boast They’re Building an Arab Super-State

They’re hardly the first to try, or make this claim

Why Religious Judaism Is Tied To Nationalism

What subjects of a recent New York Times column get fundamentally wrong

In Pakistan, as in Israel, an Experiment in Building a Nation—With Mixed Results

In a new book, an American-born journalist explores the invention of a homeland, and sees the seeds of political instability

In Defense of Bloodlands

The Yale historian explains his masterwork and its transnational narrative of the Holocaust

Face the Nations

By asking the United Nations to fulfill their national aspirations, the Palestinians are following a script Israel’s founders wrote in the 1940s

Dreams of Zion

A new book examines black, Jewish, and Irish quests for national redemption, identifying their century-old similarities but ignoring their more recent differences

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