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Learning the Wrong Mideast Lessons

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

Feb. 11 marks two important anniversaries in the Middle East: the ouster of the Shah of Iran in 1979 and the overthrow of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak in 2011. But the question remains whether the U.S. has learned the right…

Egypt’s Morsi Teeters

Turmoil is rocking Egypt again, threatening the┬ácountry’s first elected leader Mohamed Morsi and drawing the military back into the political fray. This┬ápopular discontent seems to center on poor government performance despite the usual U.S. worries about Islamist influence, notes ex-CIA…