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Daybreak: Iran Blusters, Cowers

Plus the Haredim bring up the Holocaust, and more in the news

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After the Fall

Boosters insisted the Egyptian revolution would yield a liberal democracy. Islamists’ electoral success vindicates the pessimists.

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Daybreak: Republicans Take Their Shots

Plus Egypt’s military reasserts itself, and more in the news

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Let’s Look at the Egyptian Election Results

The good news: there are still two more. The bad news: there are still two more.

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Lax Americana

The U.S. could stop Iran from going nuclear. But policy-makers won’t risk the repercussions of a devastating attack on the Islamic Republic.

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Sundown: Iceland To Recognize Palestinian State

Plus, election day in Egypt, El Al ‘ambassadors,’ and more

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From Cairo to Jerusalem

What unrest and elections to the south could mean to the north

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Split Ends

Rather than focusing on the goal of removing Bashar al-Assad from power in Syria, the White House is busy worrying about the fractured nature of the opposition

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Eclipsed

U.S. policymakers fear a “Shia crescent,” a regional alliance led by Iran. A dawning “Muslim Brotherhood crescent” is far more threatening.

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U.S. Prisoner Unsung Player in Shalit Affair

It seems likely that Egypt bargained Israeli-American away as well

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Crossed

The deadly crackdown on protesting Egyptian Copts marks a turning point in the military’s post-Mubarak rule. Is this what democracy looks like?

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Is Egypt Coming Apart?

Sectarian strife, remilitarized Sinai point to uncertain future

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Mirage

Egyptian-Israeli relations reached a low point this weekend. But Egypt’s military, secure in its power, has no interest in undermining the 1979 peace treaty.

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What Egyptian Democracy Means for Israel

A newly empowered citizenry looks northward

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Israel and Egypt’s Deeper Ties

Recent tensions only reveal fundamental shared interests. Hopefully.

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Political Class

Activists—from the youth protesting steep rents in Tel Aviv to those dejected by their failure to reform Washington—should listen to Moses, reject magical thinking, and learn how to play politics

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Blowback

Obama’s unsuccessful foreign policy in the Mideast is based not on idealism or realpolitik but anti-colonialism, a legacy of the collapse of the European empires

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Daybreak: U.N. Slams Israel Over Nakba Day

Plus the little boat that can’t, and more in the news

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Quite A Six Months We’ve Had!

That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll

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Daybreak: Syria on Security Council Docket

Plus the flotilla to take to the air, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Case Against DSK Evaporating

Plus, next week the flotilla, settlement clash, and more in the news

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Sundown: Landlocked

Plus, Jewish gangsters, Conservatives on marriage, and more

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Daybreak: Israel Pledges to Halt Flotilla

Plus, September still looms, post-barrier Bil’in, and more in the news

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Post-Revolutionary

The Egyptian protests that overthrew Hosni Mubarak failed to change the underlying realities of military domination, entrenched anti-Semitism, and limited foreign policy options

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Sundown: Reform Jews Bring Home the Bacon

Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more

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Daybreak: The Other Presidential Race

Plus, anti-Jewish bomb plot neutralized, and more in the news

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A View of the New Egypt

Likely future president paints a country more hostile to Israeli interests

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Daybreak: Change Is Coming to Egypt

Plus CUNY trustee digs deeper, and more in the news

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Un-Glad Tidings from Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood, Moussa provide cause for Israeli concern

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What Does Tahrir Square Want Now?

Signs point to MB popularity but also to rise of secularism

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