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Allah Versus KFC

How an unlikely American ideologue is inspiring Egypt’s new generation of Islamic militants.

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The Smart Way to Intervene in Libya

Yes, Libya needs help from the outside world -- but not if it makes things worse.

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Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, February 17, 2015

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Robert Orttung and Christopher Walker remind us that Ukraine is not the only ...

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Islamic State Beheads 21 Egyptians Kidnapped in Libya

The Obama administration asked Congress not to limit the scope of the fight against the Islamic State. A newly released brutal video out of Libya ...

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Putin’s Kalashnikov Diplomacy Gets a Win in Egypt

The Russian leader was in Cairo Tuesday for meetings with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and presented the former general with a modest gift: a Kalashnikov assault rifle.

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In Egypt, Police Are the Real Hooligans

Deaths outside a Cairo soccer stadium are par for the course with Egypt's unreformed and unrepentant police force.

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