TOPIC 50 years of defeat
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Historiographical frustrations: Writing the history of the 1967 defeat
Osman El Sharnoubi | "The documents are damning. The state doesn’t want you to find out the scandalous way it did its business."
Report: 50 years on from the June 1967 War
Mada Masr and 7 fellow institutions from the region publish a report to re-read the war and its consequences
We are still in the dark: A conversation with Khaled Fahmy
Donya Ezzat | Fahmy talks about the sparse historical record of the 1967 defeat, crucial to ascertaining what happened
How state intellectuals responded to 1967: Silence, propaganda and conspiracy
Ismail Fayed | A media review showing how mainstream journals were failing to move beyond the paradigm of pre-war propaganda
Egypt’s cinematic gems: A Taste of Fear
Rowan El Shimi | A document in which the post-1967 sentiment is delivered by unusual suspects