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Juan R.I. Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively on modern Islamic...

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Trump’s Sanctuary City Threat Has Been Quashed – Is Anything He Does Constitutional?

Tuesday marked the third time a Trump policy connected to immigration has been struck down by lower courts on the grounds that it is unconstitutional, raising questions as to whether this administration has a grasp on the Constitution.

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The Last Time There Was This Much Carbon Dioxide in the Air, Giant Armadillos Roamed on Earth

The Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii reports that, for the first time in human history, the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has exceeded 410 parts per million.

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For the First Time, a U.S. President Backs a Fascist France

We are now presented with the spectacle of Donald Trump praising Marine Le Pen, the neofascist National Front candidate.

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Will Trump Give America’s Science Lead to China?

If the president gets his way on the science budget, my advice to Americans is to start studying Chinese.

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Here Are Some of the Ways Bill O’Reilly Gave Us Trump and Cheapened America

O’Reilly has been ousted, but the despicable strategy of orienting Fox “news” toward the nativist far right in the United States will continue.

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The Coming Muslim Century: Bad News for Steve Bannon

Muslims will go from a fourth of humankind to a third in the next 43 years.

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Turkey’s Democracy Is in Trouble as Leader Erdogan Gains More Power With Constitutional Change

Sunday’s referendum results will move the country to a system that potentially gives Erdogan enough political longevity to eventually achieve his desired “dictatorship Lite.”

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Juan Cole
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Juan R.I. Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively on modern Islamic movements in Egypt, the Persian Gulf and South Asia and has given numerous media interviews on the war on terrorism and the Iraq War. He lived in various parts of the Muslim world for nearly 10 years and continues to travel widely there. He speaks Arabic, Farsi and Urdu.

His most recent book is “The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East” (2014) and his books “Engaging the Muslim World”,  “Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East” were published in 2009 and 2007.

Cole was the recipient of the Hudson Research Professorship in 2003, the Award for Research in Turkey in 1999, and the Fulbright-Hays Islamic Civilization Postdoctoral Award in 1985-86. In November 2004, he was elected president of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and in 2006 was the recipient of Hunter College’s James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. At the University of Michigan, Cole served as director for the center of South Asian studies from 2009- 2012, and served as director for the center for Middle Eastern and North African studies from 2012-2013.

Cole holds a B.A. in history and literature of religions from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in Arabic studies/history from American University in Cairo. In 1984 he completed his Ph.D. in Islamic studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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