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WHO AM I?: THE IDENTITY CRISIS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

@inproceedings{Kumaraswamy2006WHOAI,
  title={WHO AM I?: THE IDENTITY CRISIS IN THE MIDDLE EAST},
  author={P. R. Kumaraswamy},
  year={2006}
}
More than democratic deficit, most countries of the Middle East suffer from the fundamental problem over their national identity. More than three-quarters of a century after the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire from which most of them emerged, these states have been unable to define, project, and maintain a national identity that is both inclusive and representative. None of the countries of the Middle East is homogeneous; they consist of numerous ethnic, religious, cultural, and linguistic… Expand
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