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April 15, 2011

Egypt
Bloggingheads with Issandr El Amrani

Hi folks, Issandr El Amrani of The Arabist and I did an episode of Bloggingheads yesterday. We spoke about everything Egypt, from the military, to the economy, to its foreign policy. If you would…

May 23, 2014

Egypt
Egypt After the Election

Egyptians will vote for president on May 26–27 in an election whose outcome is considered a foregone conclusion. Four experts weigh the state of Egyptian politics more than three years after the upri…

December 5, 2012

Egypt
The Zionist Plot of Amr Moussa and Mohammed El Baradei

Those who wish to remain optimistic about political developments in Egypt must today contend with a most ridiculous yet still serious development. The new Prosecutor General, Talaat Ibrahim Abdallah…

July 18, 2012

Human Rights
Does the United States Favor Democracy in El Salvador?

Having undermined democracy in Honduras in 2009 and watched democracy disappear in Nicaragua as the Sandinistas regained power in 2011, it is perhaps not surprising that the Obama administration appe…

March 23, 2011

Elections and Voting
El-Rufai Comments on Nigeria’s Elections El-Rufai Comments on Nigeria’s Elections

Former Nigerian Minister of the Federal Capital Territory El-Rufai speaks during his appearance at the Federal High court in Abuja. (Afolabi Sotunde/Courtesy Reuters) Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, Ni…

October 5, 2012

Turkey
weekend-reading-10052012 Weekend Reading: El Shazly, Liberated Syria, and War Drums?

Zeinobia posts a documentary on Lieutenant General Saad el Shazly, a hero of the October 1973 War. [In Arabic-but even if you don’t speak Arabic, it’s worth eight minutes of your time.] Ilhan Tanir …

December 4, 2006

Lebanon
El Reedy: Arabs Need to Talk to Iran on Settling Lebanon Crisis

Abdel Raouf El Reedy, a former Egyptian ambassador to the United States and a Mideast expert, says Arab leaders need to engage Iran to find a solution to the crisis in Lebanon.

May 17, 2005

Global
Comité de Trabajo exhorta a tomar medidas para fortalecer la competitividad, expandir el comercio y garantizar la seguridad fronteriza de América del Norte

17 de mayo, 2005— América del Norte es vulnerable a varias amenazas de seguridad, a un aumento de la competencia del exterior y a un desigual desarrollo económico en lo interior. En respuesta a estos…

April 25, 2015

Iraq
WR04252015 Weekend Reading: Migrants and Libya?, Taking Tikrit, and Escaping Yemen

Issandr El Amrani argues that a strong, stable Libya would not solve the migration problems in the Mediterranean. The editors at the Middle East Research and Information Project urge for a humanitar…

November 17, 2012

Jordan
Syrian Bedouin writer and journalist Lina Hawyan al-Hassan, reads a book at her home in Damascus (Khaled Al Hariri / Courtesy Reuters) Weekend Reading: Kurdish Hunger Strikers, Jabari’s Assassination, and Jordan in Turmoil

Jake Hess’ take on hunger striking Kurds. Issandr el Amrani on Ahmed al Jabari’s assassination. Katie Paul looks at the escalating crisis in Jordan.