From the Editors
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One of the most potent discourses used to describe events in Syria has been that of social disintegration or fragmentation. The diverse tapestry of ethnic, religious, and national identities that characterized Syrian society is unraveling into sectarian strife and will be difficult to reconstitute in a post-conflict environment. Of course, such a discourse should not elide more complex and nuanced forms of social identification and association and reduce the conflict to a ...Keep Reading »
Matt Coogan is a second-year M.A. student at the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University. You can email him at email@example.com.