Ana amreekiya laykin min asl misr …

“For 60 years, the United States pursued stability at the expense of democracy in the Middle East — and we achieved neither.” -Condoleeza Rice

For months I have been pondering my identity as an Egyptian-American, considering the ways my heritage puts me at odds with my leaders’ foreign policy decisions… I’ve never felt so wracked as when the images of tear gas canisters “Made in the USA” ┬ástarted to surface.