Steven A. Cook

From the Potomac to the Euphrates

Cook examines developments in the Middle East and their resonance in Washington.

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Weekend Reading/Viewing: Media in the MENA

by Steven A. Cook
April 6, 2012

A boy reads the Koran at Al Fatima Al Quran, a religious seminary, in Lahore (Mohsin Raza/Courtesy Reuters) A boy reads the Koran at Al Fatima Al Quran, a religious seminary, in Lahore (Mohsin Raza/Courtesy Reuters)

The Mosireen Collective, an Egyptian video project, recently nominated for “Best Video Channel” category of the distinguished Deutsche Welle International Blog awards (The BOBs)

Zeinab El Gundy for Ahram Online interviews some of the most influential Twitter users during Egypt’s revolution, getting their opinions on the role of the social media network going forward.

The website Women Under Siegean online tool that seeks to document cases of sexualized violence in Syria, where obtaining information is difficult, to display the exigency of the country’s crisis and appeal to the international community.

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