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Monday, June 25, 2012

Egypt’s Islamist president: Does the U.S. have a plan?

The Muslim Brotherhood, outlawed under Hosni Mubarak, the great friend of the United States and the guarantor of a very delicate peace treaty with Israel, sits now atop Egypt’s presidency.

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Monday, June 18, 2012

Egypt elects a president Of the Muslim Brotherhood.. That’s not the end

The presidential election in Egypt was supposed to be an historic event celebrated the world over. It was expected to be the shining symbol of a youth movement that inspired people across countries and continents. Instead, the race pitted an Islamist of the Muslim Brotherhood against a former Prime Minister, remnant of the Mubarak regime, with representatives of the revolution a distant third or out of the race altogether.

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Monday, June 11, 2012

Bowing to the genius of my teacher.. Kissing his hand for the last time

I will always be grateful to Ghassan Tueni for teaching me his own brand of journalism that is rarely practiced to this day anywhere in the world. It is pure journalism with a mission to inform, enlighten and make a difference.

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Monday, June 4, 2012

The Syrian revolution and the Russian disco


Iranians have made progress with their American interlocutors. Indeed, they had official talks recently though it remains unclear what their conversations were centered around or whether they agreed to anything.  It is however safe to say they discussed matters of interest to both countries, and tried to identify some common grounds to help chart the future of their relationship.

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