Nick Foretek

Nick Foretek

Nick Foretek is a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Pennsylvania.

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The Philosopher’s Wine

The Philosopher’s Wine

A month after jihadists had caged and beaten him using a slab of wood studded with nails that punctured and gnashed his flesh, and two years before he would affix two nooses from his ceiling — one for himself and one for his starving dog — he drank all the philosopher Sadiq Jalal al-Azm’s wine.

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