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Jonathan Laurence

Laurence is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution, a political science professor at Boston College and the author of Coping with Defeat: Sunni Islam, Roman Catholicism and the Modern State.


Items by Jonathan Laurence

  • In Sunni North Africa, fears of Iran’s Shia shadow

    These are challenging times for North Africa’s Muslim governments. Even as Daesh is ousted from its strongholds in Iraq and Syria, the extremist group is continuing its battle against authorities in countries like Morocco, Algeria and Egypt. On Oct. 16, the Egyptian military announced that six soldiers and at least...