Al Yasa Khan

Al Yasa Khan

Parallel Histories teaches us disagreements are inevitable, but that does not prevent us from understanding the other, and engaging in civil debate. It is not there to tell you right from wrong, but rather to give you the tools to make that decision for yourself. In doing so, you find the humanity of both sides and that humanity, no matter what position you take in the end, is the one element that you will share with anyone, no matter whether you agree or disagree.

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Noor Alzaghel

Noor Alzaghel

I have always been curious about how non-Arabs view the Arab world and Arabs view the non-Arab world. There seems to be a long history of misunderstanding. This was why I wanted to be involved with researching for Parallel Histories. My first assignment is the history of the Second Intifada and my particular role is to find Arabic source materials which a non Arabic speaker would not have access to.

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