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Friday, May 18, 2012

Zeinobia Writes the One Unwritten Story of the Egyptian Elections: The Candidates' Wives

So much has been written about the Egyptian elections that it increasingly seems there must be little more to say, but the great Egyptian blogger who writes as Zeinobia has found it, in this article profiling the wives of the major candidates. In the US the media would long since have revealed all, but in the Egyptian campaign even those wives with public careers of their own are staying in the shadows, in part it seems because no one wants to be compared to Suzanne Mubarak.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Please M.Collin, where can i find this book: "Renaissance or Radicalism? Political Islam: The Case of Tunisia's al-Nahda." Dunn, Michael Collins. I'm in tunisia and my email is halimmeddeb@gmail.com.
Halim Meddeb