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Today In History: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat Assassinated 30 Years Ago

Posted 11.29.2011 | World

Thirty years ago, on October 6, 1981, Egyptian president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Anwar Al Sadat was assassinated by fundamentalist army soldiers ...

Egypt, Israel, and the Sudden Return of Land-For-Peace

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

When the revolution began in Egypt, many in Israel expected it to fail. What is more telling, though, is that so many in Israel quietly wanted it to.

Hey Obama, Read WikiLeaks

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

The new script in Egypt is out of an all-too-familiar playbook: Pick the longtime chief of Egyptian intelligence who has consistently done our bidding in matters of torture and retrofit him as a modern democratic leader.

The High Rollers of Hypocrisy

Sam Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sam Greenfield

Phelps didn't do anything except smoke pot. Would anyone like to bet their house -- if you still have one -- that Lauer never smoked pot? Of course not.