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Meet The Top General In Egypt's Culture Wars
"To his opponents," culture minister Alaa Abdel Aziz "is an artistic nobody, a know-nothing pawn of the [Muslim] Brotherhood, bent on an Islamic morality campaign that threatens a cosmopolitan cultural scene." But he "styles himself an outsider fighting to break the hold of a privileged elite over spending on the arts ... and see that cultural spending reflects how democratic revolution has changed Egyptian society." Reuters 06/18/13
Posted June 19, 2013 01:00 AM

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