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Is Egypt's True Enemy Paranoia?

During the short-lived rule of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood complained bitterly about the "deep state" while liberal-secularists accused the Brotherhood of consolidating power throughout Egypt to push through its conservative social policies. In rebutting these claims, each side accused the other of sheer paranoia.
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The Arab Spring Hasn't Saved Egypt, But Maybe a Militant Candidate Will

Even after the Arab Spring, it is too early to tell what Egypt's fate will be. But if there's one thing to be said, it's that military intervention in the form of Ahmed Shafik winning the election might actually save the country. The other presidential option is the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, a ruthless organization which supported the Nazis, and seeks to suppress democracy in the Middle East.
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Like Bad Wine, U.S. Foreign Policy Gets Worse With Time

We now see every week the crumbling of foreign policy of the United States. The War on Terror was not without mistakes, but the War on Drugs has been a disaster in every respect. Only 20 years ago, the U.S. bestrode the world, the only super power, strong by any measurement. Today it is quavering, waffling, semi-bankrupt, lurching from one mistaken and often hypocritical policy to the next.
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Naguib Sawiris: 2011 CIC Globalist of the Year

As Egypt struggles to find its way, there is great skepticism, pessimism and all out defeatism in this 80 million-strong country. So to hear that Naguib Sawiris will be honoured brings one to a moment of reflection on the role of Egyptian business and the future of its economy.