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Massoud Hayoun

Massoud Hayoun is a North African American writer and speaker on Middle East, North African and Chinese affairs. He has written for The AtlanticTIME Magazine and Hong Kong's South China Morning Post.

You can follow Massoud on Twitter at @mhayoun or email him your story ideas and general thoughts/ anger at [email protected].

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