The War in Court and the Egyptian Economy (S. 12, Ep. 14)

Lisa Hajjar of the University of California, Santa Barbara joins Marc Lynch on this week’s podcast to discuss her new book, The War in Court: Inside the Long Fight against TortureThe book traces the fight against US torture policy by lawyers who brought the “war on terror” into courts and reveals how the ongoing fight against torture has had transformative effects on the legal landscape in the United States and on a global scale. (Starts at 0:42). Yezid Sayigh of the Carnegie Middle East Center discusses the Egyptian economy, the role of the military, and the prospects for its new deal with the IMF (Starts at 37:29).







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