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Commentary

The Al Jazeera Trial and the New Egypt

Middle East Policy Council, June 26, 2014

The passing of a seven-year prison sentence on three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt has sent the regional press ...

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Commentary

Egypt's Presidential Elections and El Sisi's Road Ahead

Middle East Policy Council, May 27, 2014

Egyptians went to the voting booths this Monday to vote in their country’s presidential elections. Despite some skepticism ...

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Journal Essay

Peacemaking and Political Survival in Sadat's Egypt

Albert B. Wolf

Summer 2014, Volume XXI, Number 2

What are the domestic political consequences of peacemaking for dictators? The conventional wisdom suggests that nations are better off reaching ...

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Journal Essay

The International Relations of the Arab Spring

Mark N. Katz

Summer 2014, Volume XXI, Number 2

Revolution does not just change things inside one country. It can disrupt international relationships throughout an entire region or even ...

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Commentary

Muslim Brotherhood on the Ropes

Middle East Policy Council, April 21, 2014

The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) enjoyed a meteoric rise to power in Egypt in 2012, and MB members across the ...

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Commentary

Egypt Criticized for Gaza Blockade

Middle East Policy Council, March 25, 2014

The Egyptian government’s blockaded the Gaza Strip over a month ago in response to attacks by Islamist militants in ...

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