Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – February 6, 2008

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Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad; also, Mamak Khadem’s Forever Seeking,

In this week’s program, Khalil Bendib in a conversation with Marnia Lazreg, professor of sociology at the City University of New York, about her new book "Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad". http://press.princeton.edu/titles/8524.html

During the program, we will also hear selections from "Jostojoo" (Forever Seeking), a music CD by California-based Iranian vocalist Mamak Khadem. http://www.mamak-khadem.com/about.htm