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Egypt Floods Gaza Smuggling Tunnels With Water and Sewage: What’s Going On Behind the Scenes?

Egypt Floods Gaza Smuggling Tunnels With Water and Sewage: What’s Going On Behind the Scenes?


The Egyptian government is quite busy these days dealing with continued unrest, instability, and economic woes. Yet it has somehow found both the will and the resources to flood some of the smuggling tunnels between Egypt and Gaza.
Former president Hosni Mubarak’s regime attempted on a few occasions to …

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SCAF Power Grab Highlights Transitional Difficulties in Egypt

SCAF Power Grab Highlights Transitional Difficulties in Egypt

One political earthquake after another is rumbling through Egypt. Things here seem to change on a daily basis, sometimes even on an hourly basis, as has been the case in the recent week. In fact as of late, Cairo feels a bit like the Twilight Zone, particularly in light of …

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About the Author

Britain Eakin
Britain Eakin

Britain Eakin received her BA in Peace and Conflict Education from the University of Hawaii Manoa. She is a dual MA student in Journalism and Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Arizona, and a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow. During spring semester of 2012, Britain worked with Arizona Public Media as a radio intern, and produced stories about the Arab Spring, the Iranian nuclear issue, and Islam. Britain studied Arabic in Fes, Morocco in 2011 as part of the Critical Languages Scholarship Program. In 2009, she wrote for Palestinian NGO Miftah in the West Bank, and in 2008 she studied Middle East Studies at Galilee International Management Institute in Nahalal, Israel. She is currently based in Cairo, Egypt.

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