Sugar shortage in Egypt leaves a bitter taste | The National
Great piece by Patrick Werr getting to the heart of the problem.
sugar  egypt 
2 days ago
Awaiting Next U.S. President: A Splintered Middle East in ‘Free Fall’ - The New York Times
What's funny in this piece is that Obama's critics end up adopting Obama's cautious approach.
uspolicy  obama 
2 days ago
Down by Law - Carnegie
Amr Hamzawy on Egypt's war on reality.
3 days ago
Polish official claims Egypt sold warships to Russia for $1 | Fox News
Long-rumored way to get around French sanctions post-Crimea
egypt  russia 
4 days ago
Meet the Man Who Should Be the Next Secretary of State | The Nation
Over the top fawning interview of the nonetheless quite sharp Chas Freeman
10 days ago
Mahmoud Salem, channeling what many feel in Egypt
13 days ago
Egypt denies talks on hosting Russian airbase — RT News
So some other arrangement envisaged, like Cairo West airbase for the US?
russia  egypt 
16 days ago
Morocco's Liberal Challengers | Foreign Affairs
This fawning Ilan Berman piece on PAM never mentions party's palace connection.
morocco  pam 
21 days ago
Fake News and False Flags
Pentagon paid Bell-Pottinger PR firm $500m for fake AQ propaganda.
propaganda  iraq  uspolicy  pentagon 
24 days ago
High Hitler: how Nazi drug abuse steered the course of history | Books | The Guardian
This is fascinating and might also explain a lot about Arab leaders.
4 weeks ago
We are all Stalinists on Syria — FT.com
Gideon Rachman - "The conclusion is bleak: to sustain liberal politics at home, western politicians may have to tolerate outrages against liberal values overseas."
4 weeks ago
Latest Estimate Pegs Cost of Wars at Nearly $5 Trillion
And some wonder why many Americans are against interventionism
5 weeks ago
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