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The Blasphemy Brigade

Saudi and Egyptian officials walked arm in arm with the unity marchers in Paris. But the blasphemy laws they’re happy to push at home are hypocritical, cynical, and dangerous.

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How to Get Egypt’s Generals Back on Our Side

Hint: pay them. And it's going to take a lot more than the $1.3 billion the U.S. government sends Cairo each year.

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The Lighthouse Dims

Alexandria, once the pulsing cosmopolitan heart of the Arab World, is now the base for Egypt’s Salafists, a hardline Islamist movement that has tied its fortunes to the country’s autocratic new president.

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Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 22, 2014

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 22, 2014 To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Iyad el-Baghdadi argues ...

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Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

Despite King’s Death, U.S.-Saudi Relationship Unlikely to Change

Despite King’s Death, U.S.-Saudi Relationship Unlikely to Change

With Obscure Treaties, Moscow Pulls Breakaway Regions Into Its Orbit

With Obscure Treaties, Moscow Pulls Breakaway Regions Into Its Orbit

The 1 Percent Solution

The 1 Percent Solution

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