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Iran claims US begged to bomb uninhabited desert to “save face.” The West ignores the honor/shame mindset at its peril. (EoZ)

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July 8, 2019 As we’ve mentioned many times before, one of the fundamental mistakes that Western analysts and leaders make when dealing with the Middle East is not understanding the honor/shame culture of Arab and Muslim societies. Western Liberal thought is based on the idea that everyone is generally the same and thinks the same way. The […]

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