Dictatorships and conspiracy theories

Dictatorships spread conspiracy theories in order to identify the most loyal subjects and demonstrate that facts are subordinated to loyalty.
by Bassem Ajami

9 July 2019 | 13:12

Source: by Annahar

  • by Bassem Ajami
  • Source: Annahar
  • Last update: 9 July 2019 | 13:12

This file photo taken on June 5, 1967 shows Israeli airforce Dassault Mirage III fighters flying over the Sinai Peninsula at the Israeli-Egyptian border on the first day of the Six Day War. (AFP Photo)

Since the early 20th century, conspiracy theory has had a considerable influence on the political culture of the Middle East.No doubt, the region's recent history is full of real conspiracies. This...
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