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Weekend Reading: Egypt’s Parliament, Beirut’s Stinky Protests, and Iran’s Anti-ISIL Strategy

September 18, 2015

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Beesan Kassab asks why Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is afraid of the constitution and parliament.

Elias Muhanna notes how Beirut’s #YouStink protests are changing political participation in Lebanon.

Shahram Akbarzadeh examines Iran’s anti-Islamic State strategy.

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