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The Risk Paid Off: Bringing War to Board Games

Risk

by Tristan Donovan In the early 1950s Albert Lamorisse, who would later win an Academy Award for his 1956 film The Red Balloon, devised a war game called La Conquête du Monde, or the Conquest of the World, during a

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Inside a Prison Cell with Sheikh Ahmed Ashoush

by Shadi Hamid What does it look like to come of age in the Muslim Brotherhood, to find yourself skipping classes and revolting against the state? In an organization that prioritized the principle of “listening and obeying,” how did Muslim

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