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Egypt's Sisi to visit France, Italy in first EU trip

President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi visits France and Italy tomorrow in his first European trip since ousting his Islamist predecessor and overseeing a crackdown that damaged Egypt’s international standing. 357 more words

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Tunisia in landmark presidency poll

Tunisia is set to hold its first presidential election since the 2011 “Arab Spring” revolution that triggered uprisings across the region.

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Foreign Policy

Conrad Black (2014.11.22)

Vladimir Putin’s mindless cynicism

Bismarck warned against the great powers becoming involved in the quarrels of the Balkan “sheep-stealers;” he was ignored and the hecatomb of The First World War followed.

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Thinking Aloud: Bill Lawrence on Tunisia

Nov. 22, 2014 by Darius 

Tunisians go to the polls tomorrow to choose their next president.  Earlier this week, I attended a panel discussion at the Middle East Institute’s annual conference.  418 more words

Thinking Aloud