Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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Emails to Hillary contradict French tale on Libya war – Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East.
Egypt pushed for action against jihadists in Libya ahead of a UN Security Council meeting Wednesday but faced reluctance from Western powers who stressed the need for a political solution. After launching air strikes against Islamic State group targets in … Continue reading
After a graphic video showing 21 Coptic Egyptians beheaded by Islamic State forces was released on Sunday, some activists are holding their government accountable for the grim conditions faced by Egyptian migrant laborers. Mina Thabet, a researcher at the Egyptian … Continue reading
Joint Statement on #Libya by the Governments of France, Italy, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States
[And of course, we will never see an admission of guilt by the irresponsible world leaders (NATO) who destabilized Libya in the first place.] Following is the text of a joint statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Italy, … Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Samantha Power took the podium at Columbia University on Monday night sounding hoarse and looking uncomfortable. In two hours, President Obama would address the nation on Libya and Ms. Power, the fiery human rights crusader who now advises … Continue reading