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Egypt Human Rights Hosni Mubarak

Mubarak: Autocrat With Chutzpah

William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Fisher

The Mubarak regime has repeatedly used the Israeli-Palestinian impasse as a fig-leaf to obscure its own monumental deficiencies -- and later used Bush's "war on terror" mantra as an even more dramatic cover story. Does this sound like the job description of an honest broker?

Getting Half the Message on the Middle East

Neil Hicks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Neil Hicks

One way President Obama can ensure that his popularity in the region is not short-lived is to make clear that promoting human rights and democracy in Egypt and the region remains a policy priority.