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MEDIA ALERT: Egyptians vote in presidential election

May 23rd, 2012, Media Alerts

First phase of the 2012 Egyptian Presidential Elections begins

CAIRO, EGYPT – Egyptians vote in the first presidential election since Mubarak’s ousting last spring. First round voting began today and will run through Thursday. Thirteen candidates are on the ballot.

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What to Do About Libya’s Stalemate?

June 9th, 2011, Comment & Analysis

Applebaum

The president of South Africa has been and gone. The United Nations is wringing its hands. NATO has said it will continue bombing, but Moammar Gaddafi has not announced his resignation. The rebels control Benghazi, but the government controls Tripoli. As of the end of April, the NATO bombardment had destroyed more than a third of Gaddafi’s military capacity but had not moved the front line at all. Hardly anything has changed since.

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What to Do About Libya’s Stalemate?

June 9th, 2011, Comment & Analysis

Applebaum

The president of South Africa has been and gone. The United Nations is wringing its hands. NATO has said it will continue bombing, but Moammar Gaddafi has not announced his resignation. The rebels control Benghazi, but the government controls Tripoli. As of the end of April, the NATO bombardment had destroyed more than a third of Gaddafi’s military capacity but had not moved the front line at all. Hardly anything has changed since.

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Out of tragedy, a detente of sorts between Russia, Poland

April 16th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Last Saturday, the Polish president, the Polish national bank chairman, the chief of the Polish general staff and a host of other military and political leaders, some of whom were my friends and my husband’s colleagues, died in a tragic plane crash in the forest near Smolensk, Russia, not far from where 20,000 Polish officers were secretly murdered by Joseph Stalin 70 years ago. Yet this time around, nobody suspects a conspiracy.

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Anne Applebaum

Columnist, The Washington Post

February 4th, 2010, Author/Novelist, Civil Society, English, Europe, Europe, Journalist/Commentator, London, Media, North America, Poland, Russia, Russian, UK, USA, Warsaw, Washington DC

Applebaum

Anne Applebaum is a columnist for the Washington Post and Slate.

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