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Author Archives: akintz

Interesting Take on Scheherazade Story (Modern Version)

I rented Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story this past weekend as a source for my paper, and I highly recommend it. It’s available to stream on Amazon. You can also purchase the DVD. It’s in Arabic, so, if you don’t understand Arabic you’ll need to read the subtitles. The movie is also a bit graphic at … Continue reading »

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Top Headlines

These stories are the top headlines in Haaretz and Al Jazeera. Very obviously, our election is important all around the world.

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Death of Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres 1923-2016 So, this isn’t really relevant to the time period we’re studying, but it’s important to the region today, and I think Peres is a fair figure to show that although he wanted peace on Israeli terms, he evolved into a more willing to compromise figure later in his life.

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Huntington on YouTube

Hi, all. Since I like to both read and listen to as much of my course readings as I can, I looked for a free version of Huntington’s CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS and I found 1 on YouTube. This is the link where you can find it. See you all tomorrow.

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