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Muslim Brotherhood on the Ropes

Middle East Policy Council, April 21, 2014

The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) enjoyed a meteoric rise to power in Egypt in 2012, and MB members across ...

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Choosing Lebanon's Next President

Middle East Policy Council, April 15, 2014

Presidential and parliamentary elections are in full swing across the region. The latest country to begin pondering the ...

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Turkey's Local Elections: A Victory for Erdogan?

Middle East Policy Council, April 2, 2014

Voters in Turkey went to the ballot box last Sunday to decide local elections. The overwhelming success of ...

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What to Expect from Obama's Saudi Arabia Visit

Middle East Policy Council, March 28, 2014

U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia amidst great uncertainty and regional turmoil. Washington and Riyadh ...

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Egypt Criticized for Gaza Blockade

Middle East Policy Council, March 25, 2014

The Egyptian government’s blockaded the Gaza Strip over a month ago in response to attacks by Islamist militants in ...

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GCC Troubles Spill into Arab League Meeting

Middle East Policy Council, March 21, 2014

As regional heads of state and other government officials prepare to meet in the Kuwaiti capital for an Arab ...

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