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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 Picks Fights With Germany, U.K., NATO and EU

At this rate, we won’t have any allies soon.

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Accusation of Israeli Apartheid Stirs Up a Storm of Passions in the U.N.

A report saying the occupied West Bank is virtually a textbook case in apartheid governance has provoked a shouting match, along with an undersecretary’s resignation.

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Donald Trump Meets the Heir Apparent of the Saudi Throne: Oil Boycott or Bromance?

Prince Muhammad bin Salman is likely to come away empty handed in the most important dispute—the one over Syria.

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Dear Rep. Steve King: Our Civilization Isn’t White and American Babies Aren’t ‘Other’

Rep. Steve King of Iowa goes full-on racist again, supporting hate-speech master Geert Wilders in the Dutchman’s quest to reverse globalization and ban Muslim immigration.

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How Much of the Globe’s Humanitarian Crisis Is the United States’ Fault?

At the very time the Trump administration wants to turn its back on the world’s migrants, the globe’s worst crises are accelerating.

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How to Respond to EPA Chief Scott Pruitt’s Destructive Views on Climate Change

If Pruitt angers you, swing into action. Find out whether there is a coal plant near you and work to close it.

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What Is Trump’s Mission in Syria?

The president deployed 400 additional troops there this week, in a move that is more political than military.

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Juan Cole
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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