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On the Limitations and Promise of Arab Millennials Opinion 

On the Limitations and Promise of Arab Millennials

This article was first published on: 03/10/2016 on Reformer Magazine @ https://reformermag.com/on-the-limitations-and-promise-of-arab-millennials-b5939ca24c7#.ivjeuxk94 26/10/2016 on Global Comment @ http://globalcomment.com/on-the-limitations-and-promise-of-arab-millennials/ While the media is ripe with discussion on the habits, behavior, and ideologies of American millennials, not much has been said about the lives of the young Arabs who spear-headed the 2010 Arab Spring revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Morocco, Jordan, Bahrain, Palestine, and Israel, and who played a role in the 2005 Cedar revolution which terminated with the forced exit of Syrian troops from Lebanon. Like their western counterparts typically…

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The Devil in the Flesh by Raymond Radiguet Book Review 

The Devil in the Flesh by Raymond Radiguet

9/10 In this work of art, Raymond Radiguet asserts himself as that postmodern writer par excellence. The Frenchman demands respect from his reader, assuming from her or him a certain knowledge of the First World War. This allows Radiguet to delve into his masterpiece (yes, masterpiece) without the unnecessary – and often ineffective – descriptive jargon usually associated with semi-autobiographical novels. In this respect, this book appeals to me more than the brilliant, semi-autobiographical affair accounted for in The Great Gatsby a couple of years later, though I am aware that Fitzgerald’s descriptive tone…

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Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky Book Review 

Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky

8/10 Though I love to read, a technologically ever-changing environment of distractions occupying one’s time with leisurely activities and entertainment for fixes to overcome boredom often leads one to start numerous different books on-the-go despite finishing very few of them. Of course I am talking about myself. When I’m too busy, I cherish moments to read, and when I find myself with the free time I longed for, it’s difficult to maintain the consistency to see a whole book through. It’s a feat in itself for the books that I…

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Political and Security Implications of Migration in Libya Policy Recommendation 

Political and Security Implications of Migration in Libya

Migration is not a new phenomenon for Libya; situated at the gateway between two continents, and bordered by six other nations, Libya has long been a transit point into Europe for African migrants. Migration has also long conditioned relations between Libya and its European neighbours; for example, Muammar Gaddafi orchestrated a series of agreements with the EU, promising to curb migration across the Mediterranean in exchange for handsome compensation. These agreements culminated in the 2008 ‘Friendship Treaty’ with Italy, earning Gaddafi USD 5 billion over 25 years. The political and…

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