Tag Archives: Middle East

Why Mohamed Morsi Will Win Egypt’s Presidential Election

Egypt’s presidential election is underway. The election pits Mubarak supporter Ahmed Shafik against the Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi. People are voting, and soon Egypt will have a new president.

That president will be Mohamed Morsi. Continue reading

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A New American Ally: Libya?

Libya has for decades been grouped together with countries generally thought of as enemies of America. People have thought of Libya in conjunction with Iran, Myanmar, North Korea, Syria, etc. But now, with Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s rule at a clear end, Libya could possibly turn into the strongest friend America has amongst the entire Arab world. Continue reading

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We Are a Nation in Decline

On the eighth anniversary of 9/11, a┬áprofessor of mine made a comment that caused a lot of soul-searching for me. He remarked, quite casually, that the United States is in decline. Those words angered me. Nobody likes to hear their … Continue reading

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