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ISIS's Backwards 'Caliphate' Evokes Crusaders Over Caliphs
Lawyer, freelancer, writer
ISIS is a tragic foil. Despite its presumptuous claim to a "new caliphate," the group -- by punishing trifling deviation from its narrow Sunnism, by elevating theocracy over free thought -- exemplifies a mentality opposite that which fueled the caliphates of Islam's golden age.
From Alexandria to Zuccotti Park: They've Been Destroying Books For 2,000 Years
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Host, The Zero Hour; Sr. Fellow, Campaign for America's Future
7 Books We Lost to History That Would Have Changed the World
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