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Faysal Itani examines the jihadists’ threat to Iraq (and Syria).
Hossam Bahgat writes about the recent verdicts against former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his sons, and how Egyptians unwittingly paid for their lavish lifestyles over the years.
Aliaa Hamed muses on why Egypt’s revolutionaries are boycotting the elections. Read more »
My friend, Bassem Sabry, died suddenly on April 29. There have been many moving tributes to his memory over the last few weeks. I do not have much to add other than the fact that Bassem was a light unto Egyptians and all his friends around the world. Read more »
From the Potomac to the Euphrates examines how debates about Mideast policy in Washington connect to the region, with a special focus on Egypt and Turkey.