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So…What if?

Let us for a moment ask, “What if the Muslim Brotherhood comes to control Egypt?” Let us in addition argue that this would not be in the form of an Iran-esque theocracy, but a Turkish style Islamist democracy. I wrote … Continue reading

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A Different Day in the Uprising Business

I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the differences, not just the similarities, between 1979 Iran and 2011 Egypt. The fear, of course, that connects the two is that Islamic Radicals will come to power in Egypt just as … Continue reading

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We Don’t Live in a Pure Democracy

Protesters in Egypt are hoping for democracy. They wonder how Americans could not support democracy taking root in Egypt. While there are a number of reasons why the United States would prefer just about any option other than a Muslim … Continue reading

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