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Arab Demonization of Jews Is a Historical Anomaly—and Shows the Limits of Today’s Leaders

The Arab Spring was an opportunity to discard anti-Semitism adopted from colonialists. Instead, it’s gotten worse.

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In Cairo, a Political Choice Becomes a Test of Character for Egypt’s New Military Leader

Gen. Sisi holds de facto power but with elections looming must now decide whether to legitimize his rule with a presidential run

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What’s Wrong With Egypt’s Liberals? For Starters, They’re Not Liberals.

With Egypt’s army clearing protesters by force, scholar Samuel Tadros explains why his country’s modernizers support military rule

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Egypt and Morsi on the Brink

As tanks roll near the palace, fears of violent coup rise

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Will Egypt Save Itself From Total Collapse by Going to War With Israel?

Agents of Influence: With the nation divided, in turmoil, and lacking hope for peaceful prosperity, a Middle East neighbor has reason to fear

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What You Need to Know About Egypt’s Protests

Violence also claims a Jewish American college student in Alexandria

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Omar Comin’?

Currently disqualified, former Mubarak VP aims for Egyptian presidency

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The Man Behind the Arab Spring

Serbian activist Srdja Popovic’s successful blueprint for non-violent protest

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Daybreak: Happy #Jan25

Plus CPR on peace talks, and more in the news

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Sundown: Goodbye, Gabby

Plus the new Tahrir Square turns 1, and more

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Egypt’s Brotherhood Blazes Central Trail

Popular group must guard right flank but also stand up to military

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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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Sundown: Egypt Civilian Gov’t Offers Resignation

Plus, when Brody met Allen, biking through Tel Aviv, and more

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Levanon Speaks

In his first U.S. interview, Yitzhak Levanon, Israel’s ambassador to Egypt, recalls the 13-hour riot that led to the evacuation of his embassy

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Embassy Clash Is One More Crisis for Israel

Has Netanyahu prepared his country for this trying moment?

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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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What Does Tahrir Square Want Now?

Signs point to MB popularity but also to rise of secularism

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Qaradawi Addresses Tahrir Square

Brotherhood cleric is popular, but may also be dangerous

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Egypt Sundown: Democracy, Hopefully

Plus the region-shaking, U.S. politicking, Moussa, and more

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Daybreak: Army Backs Mubarak, Crowds Don’t

Plus the White House scrambles, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Sinai Burning

Plus Jordanians warn their king, and more in the news

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Daybreak: U.S. Joins Egyptians in the Streets

Plus Israel watches Sinai, turmoil in Jordan, and more in the news