09/02/2008 Interview

Language – A Tool to Transform Different into Dangerous

Tags: Dialogue, Islamists, Political Islam


Alastair Crooke interviewed by Christian Porth, Daily Star, February 2, 2008 “If thought corrupts language,” the English author George Orwell wrote in his famous 1946

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04/02/2008 Article

Refusing Talk to Facilitate Talk – The Paradox of Islamist Dialogue

The idea that non-Western cultures and language is somehow ephemeral and parochial is an idea deeply rooted in colonialism and colonial thinking.

/ Alastair Crooke

Tags: Hamas, Hezbollah, Islamists

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The Bill and Sally Hambrecht Distinguished Peacemakers Lectures at AUB — Lecture by Alastair Crooke, The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs,

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28/04/2005 Interview

‘We Should see Islamists who Seek Democracy as Part of the Solution, not the Problem’

Tags: Dialogue, Islamists

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Alastair Crooke interviewed by Rami G. Khouri, Daily Star, April 28, 2005 Alastair Crooke, a former EU foreign affairs expert and British intelligence officer, is

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01/09/2004 Article

Waving, not Drowning: Strategic Dimensions of Ceasefires and Islamic Movements

/ Alastair Crooke & Beverley Milton-Edwards

Tags: Ceasefires, Hamas, Islamists, Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Security Dialogue, September, 2004 In the arena of ethno-national conflict, the adoption of a ceasefire is regarded as a key trigger for allowing the development

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