Audio Essay: The Egyptian Army, Music and Me

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Army soldiers stand guard at Republican Guard headquarters after early clashes in Nasr City, in the suburb of Cairo July 8, 2013. (Credit: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

Egyptian writer and journalist Magdi Abdelhadi provides an audio essay about what the army means to Egyptians of his generation and how its songs embodied the dream of a proud and modern Egypt.

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