A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Friday, September 2, 2011

Some Weekend Reading

 We're starting the three-day Labor Day weekend here in the US, so I'll be signing off till Tuesday unless something big happens. Here are a few interesting links until then:
I don't know what's funnier about this video: the hysterically ominous music; the fact that women's rights groups are represented by a grinning blonde drinking a beer; or the way it ends up describing Bizarro Egypt, where up is down, left is right and Islam doesn't dominate every aspect of public life (politicians get in trouble for opening their speeches with "in the name of God."


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