Stephen Glain


June 2011


Don't Misread Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

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CAIRO--“There is no monolithism,” Chinese statesman Zhou Enlai once said to Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger after their historic visit to Beijing in 1972. He was referring to the uniquely American habit of reducing distinct, if not conflicting parties—in this case the Soviet Union and the ...

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Congress
Egypt
national security terrorism and the military
Republican Party
White House
unemployment
Islam

Democracy In Action in Egypt

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CAIRO--It’s 9:30 on a Tuesday night, and democracy is playing to a standing-room-only crowd at the Egyptian Bar Association.

On stage—actually a half-finished podium with cables hanging down like jungle vines and illuminated by a single fluorescent bulb—are three coordinates on Egypt’s political ...

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TAGS:
Egypt
Middle East
politics

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