"There is no document of civilization which is not at the same time a document of barbarism" Walter BenjaminToday I received an update on the status of the Ahmad Baba library in Timbuktu... read more →
President Mohammad Morsi of Egypt should scrap his tough guy image and appetite for power grabs. In canceling the decree that gave him sweeping powers, he took a step in... read more →
Wanted Women — The Lives of Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Aafia Siddiqui — By Deborah Scroggins — Book Review - NYTimes.com.
Duke Faculty 'Live Tweet' Obama's State of the Union Speech | Duke Today.