“The Top 10 Iranian Movies to Netflix This Weekend”

June 14, 2009

I have been MIA for a while, and plan on returning back. There is a lot of interesting stuff being talked about these days, such as President Obama’s Cairo speech, and although I know no one really reads this blog, I might post some comments on it soon. In the meantime, in honor of the completey free and fair elections in Iran this week, enjoy this article written by my friend, Abel Kerevel, about Iranian films.


“Conditionality Confusion”

May 7, 2009

MattĀ  Axelrod has another good post on the US’s non-conditioning of aid to the Egyptian government. Controversial and very interesting. Check it out on the Foreign Policy Association Egypt blog.

Playing For Change

May 7, 2009

Man, I wish I could sing.

Gates’s Trip to Egypt

May 5, 2009

Matthew Axelrod has an interesting post about Defense Secretary Gates’s trip to Egypt. Check it out on the Foreign Policy Association Egypt blog.

My Two Cents on the Swine Flu Issue in Egypt

May 4, 2009

Check out my post on the Foreign Policy Association Egypt Blog.

Slaughtered Egyptian Pig Count: 888 (source: Daily News Egypt)

Go Celtics!

May 2, 2009

That’s it. That’s all I want to say. And obviously that the Egyptian government is stupid for slaughtering all those pigs.

Salaama Ahmed Salaama Translation

April 26, 2009

Check out my translation of Salaama Ahmed Salaama’s piece “Barren American Policies” on the FPA Egypt blog here.

Who’s Disgusting?

April 25, 2009

The Celtics are, that’s who.

Interview with FPA

April 24, 2009

Check out my and the other Foreign Policy Association Egypt bloggers’ interview here.

“It’s Raining Men (who are married to each other)!”

April 22, 2009

“A Gaythering Storm”

I am glad the ridiculous original anti-gay marriage add got this much attention. Frank Rich has a good piece about it here.