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#DanielGate isn’t done shaking Morocco

August 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|

The visible displeasure of Moroccans over the past week has shaken the government all the way up to the top: The almighty king of Morocco was compelled to issue a declaration after days of protests, backtracking on [...]

Celebrating a Disaster in Egypt

July 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

For Foreign Policy: Transitions.   You’d think we'd won the World Cup: cars honking, loud celebratory music, people carrying flags. There are also flags hanging from the military helicopters flying at low altitude above Egypt's [...]

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Egypt After the Spring: Revolt and Reaction.

August 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Egypt After the Spring: Revolt and Reaction. This Adelphi volume brings together senior sch olars as well as rising analysts of Egypt to examine the tumultuous period from the January 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, [...]

The US elections (and their aftermath), covered as we do African elections

November 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Had to be done (actually surprised it hasn't already): Writing about the latest US elections like US media writes about African countries. **COUNTRY CRISIS WATCH** [insert CNN "breaking news" type of jingle] The US of A, [...]

Refugees don’t want handouts: they want jobs

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Jobs would give refugees both money and dignity Image: REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke     Polykastro, Greece   Khaled wakes up early. Most people in the refugee camp in Polykastro, in northern Greece, do – the tents [...]