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Rami Khouri on democracy in Iraq and Egypt

Iraq and Egypt: Learning Democratic Republicanism By Rami Khouri Agence Global “The events in Iraq and Egypt these days are particularly important to follow and understand as best we can, because of what they tell us about how some Arab … Continue reading

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Rami Khouri on the Arab Uprisings

Second Anniversary of the Arab Uprisings By Rami Khouri Agence Global “In the next few days we will mark the second anniversary of the start of the Arab uprisings, when Mohammad Bouazizi set himself on fire in Tunisia on December … Continue reading

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Meghan L. O’Sullivan on Egypt’s Constitution

Egypt’s Constitution Needs an Expiration Date By Meghan L. O’Sullivan Bloomberg View “Egyptians living abroad began voting Dec. 12 on whether to accept the nation’s proposed new constitution. Yet, even as they took to the polls and those in the … Continue reading

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Chuck Freilick on Abbas and Netanyahu

Abbas and Netanyahu in Wonderland By Chuck Freilich The Jerusalem Post “The Middle East has always marched to its own drumbeat, lived in its own special reality, but Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu are taking … Continue reading

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Rami Khouri on Islamists in Egypt

Watching the Incumbent Islamists in Egypt By Rami Khouri Agency Global “Political scientists and fortune tellers — some people think these are a single demographic group — are having a field day analyzing the kaleidoscope of developments related to the … Continue reading

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Rami Khouri on Egypt

Amateurs Take Charge in Egypt By Rami Khouri Agence Global “The tumultuous road to a stable democratic system of government in Egypt is passing through one of its most decisive stages these days, with most of the main political actors … Continue reading

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Rami Khouri on guns and laws

The Allure of Guns and Laws By Rami Khouri Agence Global “Armed revolution, international legality, or home-grown constitutionalism? These three options for national change are simultaneously being used this week in the three Arab countries that arguably have had the … Continue reading

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