Blog entries from: From the Potomac to the Euphrates

Cook examines developments in the Middle East and their resonance in Washington.

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November 29 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Sat Nov 29 2014, 11:00:44

Hossam Bahgat sheds some light on the verdict acquitting former President Hosni Mubarak of charges against him. Sam Kimball and...

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November 28 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Nov 28 2014, 09:30:56

This article was originally published here on Politico.com on Thursday, November 27, 2014. Without fail every year, starting around November...

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November 22 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Sat Nov 22 2014, 09:30:57

Georgia Travers considers the implications of rumors about Sultan Qaboos' health on Omani political society. Faten Bushehri assesses the state...

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November 21 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Nov 21 2014, 09:30:33

The relationship between the United States and Turkey has hit the skids. The controversy over Kobani has revealed deep fissures...

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November 14 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Nov 14 2014, 17:00:30

Belal Fadl characterizes Egypt as a state-sponsored nation of informers. Anna Jacobs explores the complexities of the Algerian political system. Yael...

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November 12 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Wed Nov 12 2014, 17:50:25

Tunis--Ever since Tunisia's October 26 elections, there has been a raft of paeans to the "birthplace of the Arab Spring."...

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November 7 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Nov 7 2014, 17:15:02

Zineb Belmkaddem examines how the Moroccan authorities are clamping down on opposition movements. Dina El Khawaga argues that the Egyptian...

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November 3 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Mon Nov 3 2014, 10:15:34

What can anyone say about Turkey's new presidential palace that has not already been said? It is enormous. It is gaudy. It...

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October 31 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Oct 31 2014, 17:00:06

Thomas Serres suggests that the recent police protests in Algeria demonstrate how Abdelaziz Bouteflika's regime is "being inundated from all sides."...

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October 28 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Tue Oct 28 2014, 14:55:20

Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew visited Cairo on Monday and no one seemed to notice or care. That's probably...

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