La Formoisie

Critical Social Theory in the Middle East

October 30, 2017

Akram al-Hourani was a Syrian statesman from Hama. A radical for his era of politics (1945-1970), Hourani was responsible for several coups d’état in postwar Damascus. Not so much as honoring him, this post calls attention to a fascinating, multi-faceted character in S...

October 5, 2017

From Cairo, Egypt, during the 2013 revolution/coup. Egyptians wanted Western media to know the protests weren't "anti-American." (Submitted by Drew H. Kinney)

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