Mona Eltahawy vs. Denial

Mona Eltahawy is the real deal. Over the past several years, the New York-based Egyptian journalist has emerged as one of the most powerful and eloquent exponents of liberalism, sanity and self-reflection in the Muslim world.

She’s a proud Muslim, and she doesn’t shy from criticizing the Israeli occupation, American foreign policy or anti-Muslim bigotry. But she also doesn’t have much patience for those who, as she puts it, “blame all our ills on the right wing, or the United States, or Israel.”

Her latest column is particularly brave:

It’s well worth reading in full.

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