Arab Spring’s hope gave way to disaster

Arab Spring’s hope gave way to disaster

Five years ago, pro-democracy protesters took to the streets in cities across the Middle East, in a movement that came to be called the Arab Spring. Authoritarian dictatorships in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Syria were sud

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Egypt, a key to defeating radical Islam

Egypt, a key to defeating radical Islam

At this year’s United Nations General Assembly in New York, it was good to see a focus on stopping the global threat posed by radical Islam. Yet the U.N.’s plan of action isn’t nearly sufficient. Since the 1970s, m

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Egypt’s missing marker: Economic freedom

Egypt’s missing marker: Economic freedom

Much has been written about the Muslim Brotherhood’s disastrous influence in Egypt and the Obama administration’s unwise foreign-policy decisions throughout the Arab Spring, but both are merely byproducts of lar

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What to do to promote relief in Egypt

What to do to promote relief in Egypt

As Egypt continues its tumultuous transition to democracy two years after the Arab Spring swept strongman President Hosni Mubarak from power, Washington must weigh its next moves carefully. For decad

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Egypt will set course for Middle East

Egypt will set course for Middle East

With the ebb and flow of major clashes in Cairo's Tahrir Square since the Arab Spring began nearly two years ago, it’s easy to get bogged down in the details of who’s doing what to whom on any given day. Americans

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