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Egypt in Turmoil
Egypt in Turmoil
Egypt on the Verge of Crisis?

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

Egypt in Turmoil
Egyptian Government Still Worried About Stability

January 25th will mark fifth anniversary of Tahrir Square. Egyptian government still worried about a repeat.

Egypt in Turmoil
Egypt Gets Good Marks on GDP

Egypt’s GDP growth climbs in the most recent quarter, leaving investors optimistic. Egypt’s planning minister calls for an “economic revolution”—but the country still suffers from political unrest.

Egypt in Turmoil
Egypt Circles the Drain

Suicide bombs, IEDs, a worsening energy crisis—the news from Egypt is not good these days. But somehow the country is hanging on, for the time being.

Egypt in Turmoil
Labor Unrest Strikes Egypt

Labor unrest is the latest crisis to confront Egypt’s military government, which will deal with protest leaders in the usual brutal way. The people want stability, but at what price?

Egypt in Turmoil
Egypt's New Rulers Can't Keep the Lights on

As turmoil sweeps across Eurasia, don’t forget Egypt. Its politics are in turmoil, its economy is sickly, and no one seems to want to accept responsibility for fixing these problems.

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The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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