Last week when a eighth-grade English teacher at our local middle school asked his class if anyone knew what was going on in Egypt, only three students raised their hands. This was reported to me by a student in the class.
This in the "Internet Age". I'm unsure if I'm surprised or not. Wait. . . . I'm not surprised.
ADDED: US clueless about Egypt?
A senate hearing Wednesday revealed that top US intelligence agencies are largely ignorant about the current situation in Egypt and unfamiliar with the agenda of the country’s radical Islamists.(Cross posted at Kitchen Table Math)