Category Archives: Tunisia

Arab Spring Hits Washington….

….well not exactly. The Arab Spring is a hot topic around Washington D.C., and below are summaries of recent Middle East related events that I found interesting. First, this is a video of a joint anti-Bashar and anti-Gaddafi protest outside the White … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 6/19

Picture: King Abdullah of Jordan Jordan: – This week King Abdullah gave a speech outlining political reforms that could take place. The full text can be found online. The speech came a week before the King is set to visit … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 6/11

Picture: The Siege of Misrata (Foreign Policy) Libya: – This fighting intensified in Misrata, a city that has been under siege by Qaddafi’s troops for two months. At least 17 were killed. – The international community is taking a mixed … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 5/21

< Obama Speech: – On Thursday, President Obama gave a 45-minute speech on America’s foreign policy in the Middle East, given the change that has swept the region. Mideast Reports posted video and analysis of the speech on the blog. … Continue reading

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Poetry

Written by Dane Verret (Middlebury College) and Katrina Gray (University of Wisconsin) who were studying at the C.V. Starr Middlebury School Abroad in Alexandria. By Dane Verret: Egypt will not teach the world How to make pyramids Will not teach … Continue reading

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