Weekend Reading: Anglo-Egyptian Books, Polio in Syria, and “Prefix” Democracy
Steven A. Cook
December 13, 2013
Muslim girls read verses from the Koran at al-Amin mosque, in downtown Beirut (Jamal Saidi/Courtesy Reuters).
AUC Librarian Mark Muehlhaeusler, who launched a new blog called Cairo Booklore, takes a look at Egyptian-Anglophone literature.
Hernan del Valle discusses how political deadlock between rebel and government forces is failing to stop lethal Polio outbreaks in Syria.
Burak Bekdil, writing for Hurriyet Daily News, takes issue with the claim that Turkey is a “great Islamic democracy.”
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