Stephen Kalin
Stephen Kalin
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Egypt Elections Suspended by Court Ruling, Delaying Muslim Brotherhood Domination

Egypt's Administrative Court has suspended parliamentary elections called for next month until the Supreme Constitutional Court confirms that amendments to the election law are constitutional.

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Egypt Constitution: What it Means for the U.S.

Egypt's new constitution is likely to pass today despite significant opposition to it. Until consensus is found, U.S. interests remain threatened.
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Who Won the Presidential Debate 2012: Obama, Who Lost? The World

Follow along for the latest updates at the presidential debate. Live coverage and reactions from a Cairo-based journalist to Obama and Romney's foreign policy proposals.
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Obama Romney Debate Winner: Obama on Style and Foreign Policy Issues

Both candidates overdid the jingoist bravado, but Romney failed to show that his positions were anything other than a restatement of Obama's. A win for Obama but a lose for honest discussion.
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Muslim Brotherhood and Obama: US Sends 450 Million Dollars in Aid to Egypt

The Obama administration announced it will be sending $450 million in aid to Egypt. This aid is a strategic and humanitarian obligation.
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Mohamed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood Face Challenge From Egyptian Military

The victory of the Muslim Brotherhood candidate received immediate international recognition, but the implications of a Morsi presidency are unclear amid continued military interference.

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Egypt Presidential Election Results Delayed: Is the Army Complicit to Blame?

The announcement of Egypt's presidential runoff elections have been delayed, causing speculation that the Army is either complicit in the revolution's undermining or simply incompetent.
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Is Mubarak Dead or Alive?

Hosni Mubarak's death may happen at the most crucial point in Egypt's modern history.
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Tahrir Square Revolution in Egypt Has Been Nonviolent, Leaderless, and .... Unsuccessful

Egypt’s revolution has been hailed as a model of nonviolent, leaderless resistance. But the most recent Tahrir sit-in highlights that this tactic is no longer successful — if it ever was at all.
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Egypt's Mubarak Trial Result Sparks New Wave of Protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Egyptians return to the streets to protest the disappointing sentencing of Mubarak and his top aides, while elections to replace the former president are scheduled to occur in two weeks.
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Muslim Brotherhood Winner Mohamed Morsy Should Have the Support of the U.S.

Washington would be wise to support Morsy, if elected, and continue engaging with the Muslim Brotherhood, most of whose positions are palatable, if not advantageous, to US strategic interests.

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Egypt Presidential Elections 2012: Results Still Unpredictable

Voting in the first round of Egypt's presidential elections has ended, and now the counting and speculation begins. The elections were cleaner than expected, but it's too early to call a winner.
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Islamist or Mubarak Regime? Egypt Presidential Elections is About a Vision, Not a President

When Egyptians go to the polls today and tomorrow, they will vote not so much for a president as for a set of ideas.