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Terror comes to Egypt

In revolutions, there often comes a stage of “terror” involving purges, numerous executions, mass arrests, and disappearances. Terror arises at a time when a new government, brought to power by popular agitation, decides the time has come to destroy its … Continue reading

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Egypt Riots, Syria Suffers — Sad anniversary of the Arab Spring

The riots and resumption of martial law in three cities in Egypt had led many to again call the Egyptian revolution a failure.  Meanwhile, as Syria’s Assad declines to depart and marshalls his forces for further attacks in Homs, that … Continue reading

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