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Weekend Reading: Getting Sectarianism Wrong, the Death of Cheg Cheg, and “76 Hours in Tripoli”

A woman stands along a damaged street in Manbij, Aleppo Governorate, Syria (Rodi Said/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of August 19, 2016.

August 19, 2016

A woman stands along a damaged street in Manbij, Aleppo Governorate, Syria (Rodi Said/Reuters).
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An anonymous security expert offers a new interpretation of Middle Eastern sectarian identity in the context of the Syrian and Iraqi conflicts.

Phil Sands and Suha Maayeh explore the intricacies of the Syrian arms trade after the death of a major weapons trader.

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Nada Elfeituri relays Libya’s thriving, vivacious culture despite the violence plaguing the country.

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