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Haim Malka

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Military Aid to Egypt: A Critical Link

(14) Comments | Posted February 4, 2011 | 12:52 PM

Calls in Washington to suspend military aid to Egypt are fueling an already blazing fire. Although a serious review of the $1.3 billion in U.S. military aid to Egypt is long overdue, raising the threat in the midst of a burning crisis is dangerous. The Egyptian military, the primary beneficiary...

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What's Next for Tunisia?

(1) Comments | Posted January 20, 2011 | 11:57 AM

Tunisia remains in a state of emergency. The 23-year rule of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, one of the Arab world's most ruthless and efficient autocrats, has crumbled. Few are sorry to see him and his cronies go, but it remains unclear what kind of governing system will take his place....

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Moment of Truth

(171) Comments | Posted May 21, 2010 | 12:48 PM

Beneath the recent public embrace, a genuine crisis is emerging in U.S.-Israeli relations. Increasingly, the two countries have fundamentally different strategic priorities. In the past, high-level political understandings narrowed such differences; today, such understandings seem elusive. The trend lines are not encouraging. If left unmanaged, tensions could drive the two...

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Dangerous Brinkmanship

(61) Comments | Posted March 16, 2010 | 6:39 PM

Last week's clash between the Obama Administration and Netanyahu government should have come as little surprise. The two governments have differed fundamentally on settlements and Jerusalem since each entered office last year. What was less predictable, though, was that U.S.-Israeli differences would cast a shadow over U.S. power and security...

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