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Increasingly Savage Violence in Egypt, MB Calls for ‘Intafada’ Against the Government

As the situation continues to deteriorate in Syria, with nearly 100,000 dead, a second civil war is rapidly developing in the Middle East, another casualty of the so-called “Arab Spring”. The growing chaos in Egypt’s cities is rapidly leading Egypt’s

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Why the ‘Arab Spring’ Failed

The violent movement for ‘liberation’ that spread across the Muslim world in 2011, and caught the attention of the West, has come full circle. Those who rushed to call the rising tide of rebellion “democratic revolutions” now face the reality

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Posted in Headline, Middle East, World


The tides of change are sweeping through the Arab world, and not, it seems for the better. To be sure, the tyranny of autocrats who have ruled the region for decades is systematically being overthrown. But what is replacing them

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