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The Enemies of Our Enemies

The Salafis, Sunni Islamic extremists, are at least opposed to the most dangerous U.S. adversaries, the Shiites

Forecast for Tunisia

As hopes fade for an Arab Spring, the country where it all started remains sunny—but for how long?

Ultra-Right Backs Moderate Islamist in Egypt

Salafists, Christians could defeat Muslim Brotherhood for presidency

A Muslim Brother Runs for President in Egypt

What are the implications for the U.S. and Israel?

Hostage Crisis

The Egyptian government is preparing a show trial for 19 American pro-democracy organizers. Is this what life after Hosni Mubarak looks like?

Egypt’s Brotherhood Blazes Central Trail

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

Daybreak: Iran Embargo Seriously Contemplated

Plus Egyptian Salafists come out in favor of peace, and more in the news

After the Fall

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

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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