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Religion And Politics In Arab Transitions

February 23rd, 2012, Comment & Analysis

Islamist parties, excluded from the political sphere for much of the last decade, are now coming to the forefront of Arab politics.

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Myanmar’s Outcasts

January 30th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

The image of a smiling Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receiving flowers from her supporters is a powerful message of freedom and optimism in Myanmar, the symbol of democracy in a country which has known nothing but authoritarian oppression for decades.

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Will Iran lash out at weak Israel?

January 17th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

How will Ayatollah Ali Khamenei react?

This is surely the question Western policymakers are asking themselves over the latest standoff between Iran and the United States.

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MEDIA ALERT: Parliamentary elections in Egypt

November 28th, 2011, Media Alerts

CAIRO, EGYPT – Today marked the first time Egyptians would participate in one of many rounds of parliamentary elections since the end of former President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year reign.

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MEDIA ALERT: Tweets create further divide in Egypt

June 28th, 2011, Media Alerts

EGYPT – Images of Mickey and Minnie Mouse tweeted by Egypt’s Naguib Sawiris triggers controversy between Coptic Christians and Muslims.

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MEDIA ALERT: Protesters Shot at Israeli/Syrian Border

June 7th, 2011, Media Alerts

ISRAEL/SYRIA – Pro-Palestinian protesters from Palestine and Syria attempting to cross the border at Israeli-occupied Golan Heights were reportedly shot and killed by Israeli forces on Sunday, June 5.

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