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ISIS and The Destruction of Material Culture

ISIS’ occupation of Mosul and Nineveh Plains villages in northern Iraq, has displaced hundreds of thousands of individuals from their homes. The Nineveh Plain region is dotted with ancient Assyrian villages, monasteries, churches, and other historically significant sites that speak to a vibrant community that has survived for thousands of years in the area. The Read More…

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What Will It Take To End Syria’s Civil War?

With apparently no end in sight for Syria’s civil war, our program editors consider how-or whether- its combatants can be brought to the negotiating table.

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The Yazidis: Iraq’s Forgotten Victims

This is the third article in the series focusing on the current refugee crisis in the Middle East. Focusing on the Yazidi community of Sinjar is very important in our task to better understand how these communities have been affected by the recent atrocities committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) against Read More…