Egypt’s Foreign Agents

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Yesterday Vice President Omar Suleiman, who could very possibly succeed Hosni Mubarak as Egypt’s ruler, said that “foreign agents” might have instigated the demonstration, infantalizing the people he’s supposed to represent and unleashing pro-government thugs on journalists and foreigners.

Here is Graeme Wood: Why I Was Dragged Through the Street by an Egyptian Mob.


Stephen Elliott is the author of seven books, including the memoir The Adderall Diaries and the novel Happy Baby. He is the founding editor of The Rumpus. His feature film debut, About Cherry, was distributed by IFC. His second movie, based on his novel Happy Baby, is forthcoming. More from this author →