The Left Side of History

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Obama’s history is all wrong.

Arab Spring Disaster Cost $800 Billion

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What is the price of years of chaos and violence? Apparently it’s $800 billion.

When The Arab Spring Died

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The movement that was born in Tunisia, dies in Tunisia.

Arab Spring End: Tunisia’s Ruling Islamists Fall

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The Arab Spring began in Tunisia. It may end there.

The Egyptian Pyramid Scheme

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The truth about the Arab Spring is that it never existed.

A Middle East Without Christians

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But in one small enclave the future is bright.

Five Lessons from Egypt and the Arab Spring

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And what they mean for the Middle East’s future.

Capitalism and the Arab Spring

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In Egypt, for example, to legally own a small business such as a bakery requires dealing with 29 different government agencies and navigating 215 sets of laws.

Good News from Egyptland

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Egypt is never going to get any better. And that’s the good news. If your job involves waiting for some outbreak of Arab Spring to fix the country or the region, you can give up now. Democracy in Egypt and Turkey rewarded the lowest common denominator voter. The type of voter who gets all his […]

Senator McCain’s Arab Spring Syndrome

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From POW to Political Pilgrim.