Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
By Mona Eltahawy Published in Arabic in Qatar’s Al Arab and in English in Metro Canada There’s something wrong with the pictures coming out of Pakistan these days. Ever since Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari reinstated the country’s chief justice, I’ve been trying to figure out what it was. And then it hit me. Happiness. [...]
Tuesday, March 17th, 2009
To mark the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty in Washington, DC on March 26, 1979, the Middle East Institute commissioned essays for its project “Legacy of Camp David, 1979-2009″. The project was launched on March 17 and my contribution is below. For the other 20 essays, visit Viewpoints online. Children [...]
Monday, March 16th, 2009
By Mona Eltahawy Article in March 17 edition of Qatar’s Al Arab newspaper and Issue 25, March 30, 2009 of The Jerusalem Report. “I feel like someone opened a window into my mind and let in the fresh air. It feels so good!” The young Egyptian woman and I were among 250 activists and scholars [...]
Wednesday, March 4th, 2009
This is a lecture I gave at the University of Delaware Feb. 25 to launch their lecture series Global Agenda 2009. Headsup: I mistakenly called Ali the prophet’s nephew. Ali is Prophet Mohammed’s cousin. I know I know! Speaking for an hour without notes!