Understanding Egypt


May 3, 2012  |  The New School  |  New York City

With Mona Eltahawy, Elias Khoury, and Rula Jebreal


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Over a year has passed since Egypt’s initial uprising, but the country is still facing unstable times and an uncertain future. What is really happening inside the most populous country in the Arab world? How accurate is the American media’s portrayal of events as they unfold? Egyptian-born analyst and correspondent Mona Eltahawy, who spent a decade covering the Middle East as a journalist for Reuters and the U.K. Guardian, shares her expertise on the complexities of the Egyptian revolution.

Co-sponsored by The New School for Social Research 


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