Suzanne Schneider

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Bio: Suzanne Schneider is Deputy Director and Core Faculty at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, specializing in the political and social history of the modern Middle East. Her books include Mandatory Separation: Religion, Education, and Mass Politics in Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2018) and The Apocalypse and the End of History: Modern Jihad and the Crisis of Liberalism (Verso, 2021). Her writing about political violence, religion, militancy, and American foreign policy has appeared in The Washington Post, n+1, Foreign Policy, Religion Dispatches, Mother Jones, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among other publications.

“Mission Accomplished”: Fictive Victories at the End of History

Suzanne Schneider on George W. Bush’s proclamation of victory, sacrifice and progress in the philosophy of history, and dread and waste at history’s end.

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