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Arab Spring

As Middle East scholar Frederic Wehrey makes clear in Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya, American strategy in Libya was based on little understanding and less information. Read more

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In The New Arab Wars: Uprising and Anarchy in the Middle East, George Washington University political science professor Marc Lynch focuses on the Arab Spring, which quickly turned into a long hot summer of increased repression and violence.... Read more

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Rap has long gone international, and the idea of using the shuffling beats and staccato cadences to communicate political ideas and frustrations took hold in the Middle East. Arab-language rap was a factor in the Arab Spring, and Read more

Album Reviews

This week will be a fateful one for Egypt. Its firstpost-revolution president, Mohamed Morsi, just granted himself sweeping powers.Many in the judiciary have pushed back. Protesters are back in Tahrir Square.And now Morsi is rushing through a v.. Read more

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So wildly varied is the recording output of Milwaukee poet, singer, trumpeter and activist Harvey Taylor that one never knows where he will go from one album to the next. Inspired by last year's Middle Eastern uprisings, Taylor and various ... Read more

Album Reviews

History seldom repeats itself but often offers a guide to what might happen next. Given the media's general incomprehension over the “Arab Spring,” the analysis by Marc Lynch, director of George Washington University's Institute for Read more

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Check out a panel at Cream City Collectives tonight. “From Milwaukee to Cairo: A Talkback on the Uprisings in the Middle East” features a panel of four Milwaukeeans and one Egyptian, all of whom were in the Mideast during this spring's histori.. Read more

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SHOP 1918 E. Capitol Drive 414-962-4030 Runners-up:,Best of Milwaukee 2009 Read more

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The Milwaukee Brewers continue their three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals tonight with a 7:05 p.m. game at Miller Park.,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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