Legal saga of former Egyptian ruler ends with a large fine for embezzlement
Ousted Egyptian president and his two sons sentenced to three years in prison
The Arab Spring was an opportunity to discard anti-Semitism adopted from colonialists. Instead, it’s gotten worse.
Plus Hosni Mubarak’s encyclopedia of ailments
Releasing the 85-year-old former president will only further divide the country
Plus former president Hosni Mubarak will reportedly be released from jail
Fortunately, Iron Dome knocked the down missile
Agents of Influence: With the nation divided, in turmoil, and lacking hope for peaceful prosperity, a Middle East neighbor has reason to fear
The State Department previously sought guarantees on human rights
Today’s upheaval in the Arab world has antecedents in past revolutions. So, why are the lessons lost on U.S. policymakers?
How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East
Plus Bernard Malamud stories to get a celluloid second life
They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia’s rulers bury their differences to fight the Shiite enemy
The Muslim Brotherhood, which won the presidency Saturday, sees itself as a corrective to modern Egyptian life
Stolen Kremlin records show how the Soviets, including Gorbachev, created many of today’s Middle East conflicts
13 candidates, four frontrunners, (probably) two finalists
The first free presidential election in Egypt begins today. No matter the winner, liberal democracy has lost.