Tag: pan-Arabism

Trump is terrible but Europe and the Middle East have racism too

By Khaled Diab Outside America, Donald Trump has provoked near universal outrage and dismay. However, Europeans and Middle Easterners must not forget the racism closer to home. Photo: Peg Hunter, Flickr 5 November 2020 Millions of non-Americans around the world…

The self-fulfilling prophecy of the Sunni v Shia myth

Like in Syria and Iraq, the conflict in Yemen is not sectarian. But political profiteers and jihadists are turning it into a self-fulfilling prophecy.

The language of Arab (dis)unity

The romantic myth that Arabs share “one heart and one spirit” led pan-Arabism to talk unity while walking the path of disunity.