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Women’s sporting rights put Saudi Arabia and Iran on the defensive

Women’s sporting rights put Saudi Arabia and Iran on the defensive
October 15, 2014
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James M. Dorsey

Dr. James M. Dorsey is a senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, an adjunct senior research fellow at the National University of Singapore’s Middle East Institute and co-director of the University of Wuerzburg’s Institute of Fan Culture.

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