Category Archives: Egypt

Baathism caused the chaos in Iraq and Syria

Robert D. Kaplan, (c) 2018, Foreign Policy, in the Chicago Tribune The United States intervened militarily in Iraq in 2003, 15 years ago this month, and the result was war and chaos. But the United States did not intervene in … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Cutting-Edge Middle East Strategy

By Dr. Walid Phares As the US electoral process grinds on and Republican primary debates fold into state primaries and caucuses, candidates’ views on national security and foreign policy are being carefully scrutinized by voters who consider them crucial components of … Continue reading

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Of Pharaohs, Kings and Generals: What about the Egyptian People?

By Michael Granger On February 11, 2011, after the Egyptian Military turned the barrels of their guns away from the protesters in Tahrir Square, Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down as president of Egypt and the world was moved by the restraint shown … Continue reading

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Prague’s Havel is Gone: Waiting for the Middle Eastern Havels to Come

By Dr. Walid Phares As I was watching the carriage transporting the late Vaclav Havel, the first President of free post-Communist Czechoslovakia and the first President of the Czech Republic, into the Prague Castle I was sobered and deeply moved. Having been … Continue reading

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To the Junta in Egypt: Your Time is Up!

By Michael Granger On February 11, 2011, after the Egyptian military turned the barrels of their guns away from the protesters in Tahrir Square, Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down as president of Egypt and the world was moved by the restraint shown … Continue reading

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