February 11, 2013

In Egypt, a Utopia Turns Sour

Roi Kais, Ynet News

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Instead of celebrating two-year anniversary of former Egyptian president's fall, the country's citizens seek to topple their current leader, Morsi.

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Morsi's Hamas Connection
Jonathan Tobin, Commentary
Apologists for the Muslim Brotherhood government in Egypt have spent much of the last year attempting to argue that the Islamist movement is not the extremist group its critics make it out to be. They claim it is not only... more ››
January 29, 2013
Is Egypt Facing Another Revolution?
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The odds that Morsi will be able to turn the Egyptian economy around are not favorable, but with the help of Qatar and the West, Egypt should be able to plug enough holes to stay afloat and keep the regime in control, meaning... more ››
February 5, 2013
The Officers Backing Egypt's President
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February 7, 2013
The Coming War in the Middle East
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In the days of the Ottoman Empire, British diplomats referred to the Arabic-speaking territories of the empire as Turkish Arabia. It was these Arabic-speaking lands that Britain and France, in the aftermath of the First World... more ››
February 7, 2013
Iran & Egypt: No Beautiful Friendship
Zvi Bar'el, Haaretz
The Muslim Brotherhood homepage on Wednesday played up the phone conversation between U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Neither the timing of the call nor the editorial... more ››