An Egyptian Democrat Gives Up

The first free presidential election in Egypt begins today. No matter the winner, liberal democracy has lost.

Daybreak: IAEA, Iran Come to Agreement

Plus Bibi reiterates demand for no enrichment, and more in the news

Daybreak: Polarizing Palestinian Convicted

Plus Egypt’s presidential flavor of the week, and more in the news

Moderate Islamist Is Egypt’s Frontrunner

Aboul Fotouh reaps benefit of Brotherhood fatigue, opponent’s Mubarak link

Daybreak: Assad Blasts ‘Terrorists’

Plus battlefield is set for replacing Tal Law, and more in the news

Daybreak: For West, ‘Defeat’ in Syria

Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news

Daybreak: U.S. Realizes Syria Plan Failing

Plus yet another new government in Jordan, and more in the news

Daybreak: Probe Into Cast Lead Deaths Closed

Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news

Ultra-Right Backs Moderate Islamist in Egypt

Salafists, Christians could defeat Muslim Brotherhood for presidency

Daybreak: Israel Delays Outpost Removal

Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news

Adel Imam and Arab Farce

Egypt’s famous comic actor was on trial this week for offending Islam. But for Israeli kids, he was a beloved face on state TV’s weekly Arab Movie.

The Face of Mideast Feminism

The Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy is being smeared as an imperialist for calling out gender apartheid in the Mideast. She’s dead right.

Egypt Shuts Off Gas Spigot, Threatening Peace

Energy deal a pillar of Camp David Accords

Daybreak: Etan Patz Search Ends W/o Result

Plus the Islamist who would be president, and more in the news

Daybreak: Western Force in Syria?

Plus what’s going to happen to Egypt, and more in the news

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