Alexander Mette
Alexander Mette
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Egyptian Constitution Threatens Progress, But Can't Stop It

If Egypt is going to see another revolution, it may be a revolution at the polls rather than in the streets.

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Egyptian Revolution: Is Egypt Now Headed For Civil War?

We just passed the second anniversary of Egypt's revolution, but Egypt is far from peace. Opposition exists across the country, and in many cases the fighting continues. What will come next?
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Hillary Clinton Benghazi Testimony: 5 Questions For the Outgoing Secretary of State

Clinton will be asked tough questions in next week's Senate hearing on the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi. Here's a look at how she may be grilled.
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5 World Leaders to Watch in 2013

If you've found yourself lagging behind when it comes to world news, here's a quick recap of the political figures across the globe you should pay attention to in 2013.
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What to Expect From the Middle East in 2013

From Syria to Egyp to Iran, these are the Middle East challenges facing the Obama administration during its second term.
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South Korea New President: Park Geun-hye Has Complicated Legacy

Park Geun-hye, the conservative daughter of the former 18-year ruler of South Korea, was elected as the country's first woman president. Her rise to power means a continuation of the status quo.

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Egypt Constitution 2012: Democracy is Shaky After Morsi Power Grab and Silence From the US

With a draft constitution ready for referendum, conflict between Egypt's political forces could erupt if the U.S. fails to speak out against Morsi's power grab.
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Ohio Presidential Polls: The Next President Will be Decided in Ohio

For millions of Americans our Republican or Democratic vote is taken as a given, which is why on election night all eyes are on unpredictable Ohio. It seems the most democratic state is swing.
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Sam Bacile Film Sparks Egypt, Libya Protests: New Arab Democracies React to Free Speech With Frightening Violence

The danger, in cases of extremism, is that we marginalize the voices that should be the loudest: the voices calling for calm, respect, and mutual understanding.
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Muslim Brotherhood and President Morsi Put Egypt On the Brink

Discontent on either side of the president and a tenuous relationship with the powerful military leaves Egypt on uncertain ground.
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Revolution Betrayed: How the U.S. Is Backing the Military Over Democracy In Egypt.

The United States is undermining the Egyptian revolution by backing the military, and not democracy.