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Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - May 6, 2009 at 7:00pm

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, for May 6, 2009 - 7:00pm

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Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - Mahmood Madani on Darfur, Politics and the War on Terror; Music of Anouar Brahem

In tonight’s program, in a second interview, Khalil Bendib speaks with Professor Mahmood Mamdani, prominent political scientist and anthropologist at Columbia University. Mahmood Mamdani’s new book is entitled "Saviors and Survivors: Darfur, Politics and the War on Terror" http://www.columbia.edu/cu/anthropology/fac-bios/mamdani/faculty.html

During the program, we also listen to selections from Khomsa by world-celebrated Tunisian oud player and composer,  Anouar Brahem, who is widely regarded as an innovator in his field. He fuses Arabic classical music, folk music and jazz.

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