James Farwell
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Egypt News: 3 Reforms That Can Get the Country Back on Track

General el Sisi must take steps to gain legitimacy. That requires coalition building and outreach, and concrete steps to get the economy moving. Here are some ideas that merit exploration.

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Mohamed Morsi Coup: Ditching Morsi Was a Choice, Not a Coup

Mohamed Morsi may have been elected, but he showed all the signs of a petty tyrant. Egypt — and the world — are better off without him.
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Mohammed Morsi: Attacks On Art and Civil Society Show Where Islamists' True Hearts Lie

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is moving fast to seize control and clamp down on free expression and democracy.
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Why Desperate Terrorist Groups Have Turned to Slaughtering Innocent Elephants and Rhinos

Terror networks aligned with interntional criminal gangs are organizing the slaughter of African elephants and rhinos to finance terrorist activity. We can and must stop this.
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Is the U.S. Arming Syrian Rebels? Providing Heavy Weapons A Slippery Slope

If the United States is providing heavy weapons to Syrian rebels, that could be a very dangerous foreign policy move indeed.
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Syria Chemical Weapons: 4 Things the U.S. Can Actually Do in Syria

Full-scale intervention in Syria would not accomplish the goal of increasing regional stability and security. Instead, these four options may be the only choices.

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Egypt News: Muslim Brotherhood President Mohammed Morsi Met With Al Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, Says Report

Egypt's president receives millions in aide from U.S., yet allegedly met with Al-Qaeda's leader Ayman Al Zawahiri during his recent visit to Pakistan. Time for Obama to step up the pressure.