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Grant Reeher speaks with two guests Shaimaa Zoghaib, who teaches at a university in Cairo, and Imen Yaakoubi, who teaches at a university in Tunisia.
By Grant Davis Reeher
Oswego, NY – To try to get some deeper context and understanding of the recent events in the Middle East, Grant Reeher speaks with two guests Shaimaa Zoghaib, who teaches at a university in Cairo, and Imen Yaakoubi, who teaches at a university in Tunisia. Both are living temporarily in the Central New York region, and watched the protests unfold from here. Among other topics, they discuss how the base of activism in Egypt extends beyond youth, and the historical basis for the stored-up citizen anger in the region. They also describe why they are they are optimistic if cautiously optimistic for their nations' futures.