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The Arab Spring's Islamist Inheritors

Michael Brenner | Posted 11.10.2012 | World
Michael Brenner

The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt challenges the pillars of Saudi strategy in the Middle East while posing a dilemma for the United States. The two partners have devised a response whose centerpiece is an understanding with the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood as to the terms of what amounts to "peaceful coexistence."

Iraqi Parliamentarian Acquitted For "Crime" of Visiting Israel

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Robinson

Following a visit to Israel in September, the Iraqi Parliament stripped human rights activist Alusi of his legal immunity and threatened him with prosecution for the "crime" of visiting Israel.