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Fawaz A. Gerges

Fawaz A. Gerges

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Fawaz A. Gerges, Professor of International Relations and Middle Eastern Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, is author of the forthcoming The Hundred Years' War for Control of the Middle East: From Sykes-Picot to the Deal of the Century (Princeton University Press, 2021).

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