Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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Egypt has forcibly evicted an estimated 1,165 families in Rafah so that it can clear a buffer zone by the Gaza Strip border, charged the human-rights group Amnesty International, which is concerned that additional homes will be demolished in the … Continue reading
The war has become more complicated in the Sinai Peninsula in the past few weeks after the Islamic State (IS), namely Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis in Sinai, began using traps and remote bombing in its confrontation with the Egyptian army. This … Continue reading
Here is a short documentary in which I discuss the broader socio-economic context of the Syrian conflict.
Here is a link to a podcast regarding the Syrian Crisis from March 2012 at the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World, Durham University: http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/archive/audio/2012_03_1213/2012_03_12_ArabSpring_AngelaJoya.mp3