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    Sumaya Almajdoub

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    Sumaya is an editor at Charged Affairs and an analyst with the United Nations Development Programme. She holds an MA in Middle East Studies from George Washington's Elliott School of International Affairs. She is interested in sustainable development in the Middle East, particularly in the Arab Gulf States. Follow Sumaya on Twitter @SumayaSalah

How Sectarianism Changed After the Arab Uprisings

Sectarianism has been used as a blanket explanation for all the Middle East’s ills, or completely dismissed as an epiphenomenon of more tangible struggles for territory and resources. But somewhere between these two positions lies a more nuanced approach that understands the historical roots of the Sunni-Shia rift and does not fall into the trap…

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How Sectarianism Changed After the Arab Uprisings

Sectarianism has been used as a blanket explanation for all the Middle East’s ills, or completely dismissed as an epiphenomenon of more tangible struggles for territory and resources. But somewhere between these two positions lies a more nuanced approach that understands the historical roots of the Sunni-Shia rift and does not fall into the trap…

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