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Political-Social Movements: Academic: United States of America
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When, in the aftermath of the September 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, US President George W. Bush declared himself a “war president” in 2002, and embraced war as foreign, domestic, and economic policy, he inadvertently made activism about the Middle Ea…

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Elia, Nada, “Political-Social Movements: Academic: United States of America”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 11 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0691>
First published online: 2010

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