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Egypt and Tunesia

When I talk with people who are knowledgeable about the MENA region it’s pretty obvious one shouldn’t compare Egypt and Tunesia. Very different countries, very different histories, very different economies, sign of ignorance to lump them together. Obviously the international … Continue reading

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poetry, violence and confusion

Before moving here I saw an Aljazeera ¬†documentary about Egypt’s 83 year old revolutionary poet¬†Ahmed Fouad Negm. Never knew this was such a poetic country, but as life goes, the insight quickly collected dust in some forgotten mental drawer. Yesterday … Continue reading

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