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September 14, 2015
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MIDAN
EGYPTIAN REPORTERS RELOADED
Amir-Hussein Radjy
Mada Masr, a progressive online news organization, is pushing against the shrinking space for political debate.
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MIDAN
EVERYDAY HEROES
Frank E. Bartscheck II
A psychologist, known for his study of evil, is fascinated by what was good in the Arab Spring.
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MIDAN
ORIENTAL HALL, ETC.
Frank E. Bartscheck II, Salma Abdallah
Happenings, speakers, and events at the American University in Cairo.
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MIDAN
FOREIGN POLICY, INTERRUPTED
Lauren E. Bohn
To respond to a stark gender disparity in foreign affairs, a new non-profit works to get more women miked, quoted, and bylined.
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MIDAN
LETTER FROM CHINA
John Battersby
The Beijing regime is nervous that digital technology in the form of social media and other tools is chipping away at the Communist Party’s authoritarian system of control.
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Q&A;
THE ARTIST OF FRENCH COOKING
Cairo Review
Alain Passard is considered the best French chef in the world. He muses on his kitchen adventures, the splendor of vegetables, and the impact of globalization on cuisine à la française.
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ESSAY
SUSTAINING OUR FARMERS
Kanayo F. Nwanze
Rising global population means the world must produce more food. Empowering smallholders is the key to fighting hunger and feeding a growing world.
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ESSAY
HOW TO FEED EGYPT
Perrihan Al-Riffai
A country with a bulging population faces crippling food security challenges. A high-level government commitment must address the availability of and access to food.
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THE OBESITY CRISIS
Richard Dobbs, James Manyika
If trends persist, nearly half of the world's adult population will be overweight or obese by 2030. A comprehensive intervention strategy is required to fight a scourge as damaging to the global economy as war.
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ESSAY
DINING WITH DARIUS
Rachel Laudan
The tale of the Persian empire is one of vast farms, game reserves, and fisheries, elaborate kitchens staffed by thousands, and power. Centuries later, nations are still engaging in culinary politics.
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ESSAY
THE MARVEL OF BÁNH MÌ
Andrew Lam
In the colonial era the Vietnamese appropriated French baguette and added local ingredients to concoct a sandwich that is now a hit with the patrons of restaurants and food trucks from Singapore to San Francisco.
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ESSAY
WHAT GOES UNSAID
Marda Dunsky
American media coverage of the Israel-Palestine conflict is more even-handed than critics claim, but key contextual factors go unreported or underreported. Among them: the impact of U.S. policy on the conflict.
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DARK GEOPOLITICS OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Hooshang Amirahmadi
The region’s autocrats and foreign intruders created growing disorder. Democratic reform is needed to spare the region from a future of failed states, popular revolts, and religious extremism.
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BOOK REVIEW
DRILL, BABY, DRILL?
Neil Bhatiya
A case for shaking the oil habit.
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BOOK REVIEW
THE RISE OF THE ISLAMIC STATE: ISIS AND THE NEW SUNNI REVOLUTION
Nabeel Khoury
An investigation of the chaos in Iraq and Syria.
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BOOK REVIEW
COUNTING ISLAM: RELIGION, CLASS, AND ELECTIONS IN EGYPT
Amy Hawthorne
A look at the ups and downs of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.
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Plague of Violence Is Everyone’s Problem
Arabs Watch as Lebanon Navigates a Crucial Moment
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