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Obama’s Good Intentions in the Middle East Meant Nothing

History will remember the president’s landmark Cairo speech in 2009, but not the way he intended.

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The Most Dangerous Job in Journalism Is Just Being a Reporter in Egypt

Abdullah al-Fakharany just wanted to tell the truth about the Sisi government’s violent crackdown on civilians. It got him life in prison.

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We Are on the Verge of Darkness

The global rise of populism is a dangerous threat to democracy and human rights. And if it goes unchecked, the rollback of Western values could be staggering.

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Donald Trump: Making the World Safe for Dictators

For 100 years, the United States has championed democracies around the world. Trump is about to undo this pillar of American security and decency.

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How Egypt’s Copts Fell Out of Love with President Sisi

Once seen by the country's Christians as a savior, Egypt's new strongman has proven little better than his predecessors.

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Relaxed Uniform Regulations Let Egyptian Volleyball Players Compete Against Bikini-Clad Germans

Egypt sent their first-ever women's beach volleyball team to the Olympics this year, and they were allowed to compete fully clad.

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Killing Fields in the Egyptian Desert

Eight vacationing Mexican tourists and four tour guides were gunned down — out of the blue — by Egyptian military aircraft. What happened?

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Egyptian Lawmakers to Washington: Don’t Tell Us Not to Kill Civilians If You’re Going To

Politicians in Egypt are calling the United States out for hypocrisy in the wake of police shootings.

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