Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2019

272 Pages | 20

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474453967

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How Information Warfare Shaped the Arab Spring

The Politics of Narrative in Egypt and Tunisia

Nathaniel Greenberg

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Includes the author's first-hand perspective of the Arab uprisings which he wrote about from Cairo for The Seattle Times
  • Features interviews with high level insiders, including the American Ambassador to Egypt in 2011, Margaret Scobey
  • Provides a critical survey and analysis of the use of narrative and counter-narrative theories by the U.S. defense-intelligence sector
  • Discusses how the Tunisian uprising was utilized by groups like Ansar al-Shari'ah in Tunisia and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb to advance a radical Islamic agenda
  • Includes analysis of new trends in cultural production, including the recent boom in science fiction and popular cinema

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