Monthly Archives: January 2012

Samak Laban Tamerind à la Tahrir

Cairo, January 2012- I did not quite know what to expect, I left the dreams, the plans, the assumptions behind me and I just headed to the most famous square in the Middle East, where the blossom of freedom had … Continue reading

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Egypt Revisited

I wrote this piece as guest post for Dr. Robert Danin blog “Middle East Matters.” Robert Danin is Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies in the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) The Egypt I knew and grew … Continue reading

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The Power of Listening

‘If they won’t listen to Moses and the prophets, they won’t listen even if someone rises from the dead.’  Luke 16:31 With hindsight, perhaps these “dark” days were the most influential and indeed beneficial days of my life. The temporarily … Continue reading

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