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Egypt Faces Criticism over Human Rights Record

Middle East Policy Council, February 8, 2016

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has recently taken to calling-in to various radio stations to reassure a restive and ...

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Israeli Settlement Plans Draw International Condemnation

Middle East Policy Council, January 29, 2016

The Israeli government’s settlement policy has come under renewed scrutiny following the approval of new construction in the ...

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The Jakarta Attacks and Islamic State's Global Reach

Middle East Policy Council, January 19, 2016

Last week’s terror attacks in the Indonesian capital city have once again highlighted the global reach of the Islamic ...

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Regional Sectarianism and Iran's Existential Choice

Middle East Policy Council, January 15, 2016

The tense stand-off between Saudi Arabia and Iran continues to attract the attention of regional observers, whose views and ...

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Richard Schmierer Interviewed on Guantanamo-Oman Prisoner Transfer

Miami Herald, January 14, 2016

Richard Schmierer, Chairman of the Board of the Middle East Policy Council and former U.S. Ambassador to Oman, was recently ...

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Council President Ford Fraker on Saudi-Iranian Rivalry

Wolf Blitzer | CNN, January 7, 2016

Wolf Blitzer recently interviewed Middle East Policy Council president Ford Fraker about the rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran. ...

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