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Commentary

Assassination of Hisham Barakat Prompts Solidarity and Soul-Searching

Middle East Policy Council, July 6, 2015

The assassination of Hisham Barakat, Egypt’s Prosecutor General, by suspected Islamic militants has delivered a startling and high-profile ...

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Journal Essay

The Arab Street: Effects of the Six-Day War

Albert B. Wolf

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

Does the Arab Street hold authoritarian leaders to account for their failures on the battlefield? Sir John Bagot Glubb, the ...

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Journal Essay

Mass Mobilization and the Democracy Bias

Marc Morjé Howard and Meir R. Walters

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

In July 2013, the cover of Time magazine announced that Egypt has both the world's "best protesters" and "worst democrats."1 ...

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Commentary

Morsi on Death Row

Middle East Policy Council, May 19, 2015

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi finds himself under increasing pressure to commute the death sentence passed on his ...

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Journal Essay

The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis: What Is to Be Done?

Karen AbuZayd, Denis J. Sullivan, Susan M. Akram and Sara Roy

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

FORD FRAKER, President, Middle East Policy Council In the spring of 2012, I came to Washington for two specific meetings. One ...

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Commentary

Muslim Brotherhood in the Dock in Egypt

Middle East Policy Council, April 27, 2015

Last week’s court verdicts targeting a number of leading Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leaders has not gone unnoticed by ...

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