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    Stephen Philip Cohen, the doyen of South Asian security studies, died on October 27, 2019, after an illness. He was 83 years old.
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    Jeffrey Cox | Mar 20, 2020

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    Sumaiya Hamdani | Mar 20, 2020

    Abbas Hamdani, historian of the Middle East and Islam, died on December 23, 2019. 

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