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January 21, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
Egypt’s Referendum

Egypt’s constitutional referendum this week should be no cause for celebration. It was not free and fair; the turnout did not suggest a consensus among Egyptians; and the future stability of Egypt is…

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Excerpt: Realism and Democracy

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May 8, 2015

Iraq
Iraqi Kurdistan and the Islamic State Group

Masoud Barzani discusses the current situation in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

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June 27, 2016

Israel
Israel and Turkey: No Big Deal

The recent announcement that Israel and Turkey are restoring full diplomatic relations is unlikely to signal the dawn of a new day in Israeli-Turkish relations.

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March 15, 2016

Egypt
Egypt’s Black Market Blues

The Central Bank of Egypt devalued the Egyptian pound by 13 percent, which is a long overdue step, but daily life will get tougher for ordinary Egyptians in the short run.

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November 23, 2015

Cybersecurity
The Hacked World Order

The Internet today connects roughly 2.7 billion people around the world, and booming interest in the "Internet of things" could result in 75 billion devices connected to the web by 2020. The myth of …

August 2, 2013

Egypt
Weekend Reading: Egypt’s State of Emergency, Tunisia’s Terrorism, and Libya’s Legislature

Amr Shalakany analyzes the Egyptian July 8 constitutional declaration, arguing it establishes a de facto state of emergency in Egypt. In the wake of last week’s political assassination in Tunisia, A…

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September 24, 2012

Egypt
Morsi in New York: Making a Brand New Start of It

Perhaps the most anticipated speech at this year’s UN General Assembly meeting will be that of Egypt’s new president, Mohammed Morsi. The annual heads-of-state palooza at Turtle Bay is generally a ya…

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April 12, 2013

Iran
Weekend Reading: 1967 Borders, Sectarianism in Egypt, and the Options for Iran

Dahlia Scheindlin evaluates the pragmatism of Ghazi Hamad,  Deputy Foreign Minister of Gaza, who publicly recognized the 1967 borders last week. Tarek Osman provides his insight on the sectarian iss…

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