Omar El Akkad – ZEE JLF AT Boulder
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Omar El Akkad


Omar El Akkad is an award-winning journalist who has covered many of the most important news stories of the last decade. His reporting includes dispatches from the war in Afghanistan, the military trials at Guantànamo Bay, Egypt’s Arab Spring revolution and the Black Lives Matter movement in Ferguson, Missouri.


Session Detail

Patriot Games: Nationalism vs. Globalism

  • 16 September
  • 4pm-5pm

Devesh Kapur, Omar El Akkad, Mukund Padmanabhan, Yassmin Abdel-Magied and Kayhan Irani, in conversation with Ishaan Tharoor

American War: Dreams and Dystopias

  • 17 September
  • 2:30-3:30pm

Omar El Akkad in conversation with Kayhan Irani

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