Tahrir Square

January 11, 2012, 10am PST
Used by Condoleezza Rice and George W. Bush to define a key difference between "free" and "fear" states, historian Jeffrey Wasserstrom looks to the global public uprisings of 2011 to prove the validity of the Town Square Test.
Miller-McCune
May 20, 2011, 6am PDT
At the center of ongoing protests and uproar in the Middle East, iconic and historical public spaces hold political clout.
Time Magazine
March 1, 2011, 9am PST
A Cairo native who had returned home before the recent unrest and revolution looks at the role of the city's Tahrir Square, and how recent events have given additional meaning to this public space.
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