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Weekend Reading: Anglo-Egyptian Books, Polio in Syria, and “Prefix” Democracy

December 13, 2013

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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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