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Egypt under Sisi
Egypt under Sisi
As Egyptian Economy Sinks, New Threat to World Peace Grows

Once hailed as a hero, Egyptian President Sisi now criticized even by insiders.

Egypt under Sisi
Bombings Threaten Egypt Investment

With a surge in bombing attacks possibly related to a major investment conference, Egypt is facing serious economic and security problems.

Egypt under Sisi
Gulf Arabs Learn What It’s Like to Be America

Secret recordings show what the Egyptian military really thinks of its paymasters.

Egypt under Sisi
Egypt’s Upper Hand

The government grants a concession—but a small one, so far.

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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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