Al Baghdadi could learn from the despot of the Passover story.
Thirty years ago, the eccentric Libyan dictator got lucky.
"We’re nowhere near the deplorable state that was 2010 Tunisia. But we must reverse America’s downward spiral into greater and greater cronyism."
Despite the recent election, the "successful" Arab Spring in Tunisia is relative at best.
Why "leading from behind" might be the president's best option going forward.
The discovery of natural gas is exacerbating tensions among various players in the Eastern Mediterranean. Is there a viable path forward where all can benefit?
"We must continue to view Sudan as the forward base for Iran on the African continent, both for the smuggling of weapons and the presence of Iranian troop."
If the regime does not allow for a more normal political life in Egypt, the country is likely to repeat another wretched cycle of political stagnation, sudden upheaval, fear and authoritarianism.
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