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  • The VICE Podcast - Redefining Revolution in Syria and the New World Order

    This week on the podcast, Reihan Salam speaks with Hamid Dabashi, author of The Arab Spring: The End of Postcolonialism, about the shifting power tectonics in the Middle East and its reverberations in the West.

  • Activists Find No Place on Egypt's Streets

    In the heat of a Cairo summer, the battle lines have been drawn. In the tense standoff, Abdelazim Fahmy, better known as Zizo Abdo, finds no room on the street for revolutionaries like himself. I met with Zizo at a downtown Cairo café, where we were a...

  • Libya Is Getting Better and Better for Teenage Arms Dealers

    Clashes have broken out in Libya between militias as they clamor for power. A metaphor for Libya's infatuation with violence can be found in the changing of the wares for sale on Tripoli's Al Rashid Street. Innocuous fireworks have been replaced by...