Harvard law professor Noah Feldman’s book about Arab political self-determination and self-destruction is called The Arab Winter: A Tragedy. And he really means it. Grief emanates from every line of this reevaluation of the Arab Spring, which revisits the hope followed by disaster in Egypt and Syria; the utopian Islamism that produced the hellish dystopia of ISIS; and, perhaps most painful, the success in Tunisia that showed the other tragedies were not inevitable.
We asked our team of rabbis to weigh in.
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What do President Donald Trump and the religious right see in each other?
Something about watching civilization and its institutions collapse makes me nostalgic for the dystopian novels of my childhood.