Monday, October 28, 2013

Egypt's Vendettas; Subversive Soap Operas; and flashes from the past

In Egypt's Countryside, Vendettas Between Police and Islamists Simmer
by Mike Giglio, Christopher Dickey Oct 28, 2013 5:45 AM EDT
The old blood feud between Egypt's Islamists and the security forces runs deep. And until it ends, the country may never have peace.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/10/28/in-egypt-s-countryside-vendettas-between-police-and-islamists-simmer.html


The World's Most Subversive Soap Operas
by Christopher Dickey Oct 27, 2013 5:45 AM EDT
From telenovelas about Latin America's missing girls to a series on conflict resolution in wartorn lands, soap operas are surreptitious agents of social change in the developing world. By Christopher Dickey.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/10/27/the-world-s-most-subversive-soap-operas.html

Flashback to 2005: A Mysterious Death on Route Irish, Baghdad
http://christopherdickey.blogspot.fr/2013/10/flashback-mysterious-death-on-route.html

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