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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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Commentary

Is New Egypt Cabinet More of the Same?

Middle East Policy Council, February 28, 2014

Ibrahim Mehleb, a former member of deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak’s party, has been nominated as the country’s next ...

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Journal Essay

Turkey after the Arab Spring: Policy Dilemmas

Yaşar Yakış

Spring 2014, Volume XXI, Number 1

Turkey's attitude regarding developments in the countries affected by the "Arab Spring" varied according to the approach of the ruling ...

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Journal Essay

The Egyptian Transition, 2011-13: How Strategic to Europe?

Sally Khalifa Isaac

Spring 2014, Volume XXI, Number 1

This paper tackles the political and security complications of the Egyptian transition from its inception in January 2011 until the ...

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Journal Essay

Troubled Political Transitions: Tunisia, Egypt and Libya

Ann M. Lesch

Spring 2014, Volume XXI, Number 1

January 14. January 25. February 17. Historic days that marked President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali's flight from Tunis, the start ...

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Journal Essay

Islam, Democracy and Islamism After the Counterrevolution in Egypt

Muqtedar Khan

Spring 2014, Volume XXI, Number 1

The overthrow of the Muslim Brotherhood's presidency in Egypt by an unprecedented partnership between the army and Tamarod ("rebellion" in ...

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