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Reflections on the Revolution in Egypt (Sort of, not really)

This is part 3 of a series of posts on Egypt. You can read parts 1 and 2 here and here.

On another trip, I visited the Dakhla oasis in the Western (Libyan) desert. 986 more words


Gamal Abdul Nasser: a Profile

From the perspective of the British, Gamal Abdul Nasser, second President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, was nothing more than another post-colonial, nationalist leader, similar to politicians elsewhere at the time, such as Mohammed Mosaddeq in Iran. 1,285 more words


The Myth And Truth of Arab Unity

Hassan bin Talal’s column in The Guardian is a remarkable act of historic amnesia. Let us set aside, for a moment, the historic opposition of the Hashemites to the pan-Arabism he advocates. 383 more words