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Daniel Gilman

Why Tamer Hosny Won't Go Away

[Tamer Hosny. Image from]

A bit of conventional wisdom making the rounds among Egyptian revolutionaries is they succeeded not only in bringing down their hated dictator, Hosni Mubarak, but also in taking down other despised figures associated with the regime. This includes technocrats, like ex-Minister of the Interior Habib al-Adly, and plutocrats, like Ahmed Ezz, the now-disgraced steel monopolist, both of whom now sit in Tura prison. Both of these figures named have been close allies of ...

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Daniel Gilman

Daniel J. Gilman is an anthropologist who studies the Arabic-language popular music industry.  He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the American Research Center in Egypt.