18 January, 2006

American universities in the Arab World :: BIDOUN


The AUW website describes AUS as "engaged in the experiment of growing an American-style institution in the soil of a traditional Islamic society." Waxing lyrical about the KFC opposite the campus mosque, it's the kind of hearts and minds stuff that nervous State Department officials presumably visualize to help them sleep at night.
Crossposted at http://emirateseconomist.blogspot.com

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