Why Islamic states thrived for hundreds of years, what led to their downfall, and the some of current challenges of Islamic governments in the modern world.

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  • Noah Feldman professor at Harvard Law School, contributing writer for the "New York Times Magazine," adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and author of "Divided by God, What We Owe Iraq" and "After Jihad."

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