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What will President Trump mean for foreign policy?

What will President Trump mean for foreign policy?

Alexander Fiúza November 28, 2016 0

On 20th January 2017, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as President of the United States of America. It is expected that his Presidency will mark something of a departure from the policies

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Obama’s Amateur Hour Foreign Policy Legacy

Obama’s Amateur Hour Foreign Policy Legacy

Lee Jenkins June 19, 2014 0

On Iran, Syria, Ukraine, Libya and Iraq, Obama has stumbled from one crisis to another with seemingly limitless ineptitude It started well enough; in his first major foreign policy speech after election, Obama addressed the

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Oh, Go Away Tony

Oh, Go Away Tony

Backbencher April 24, 2014 0

Blair’s Bloomberg Speech On Wednesday we witnessed the return of Blair on the political agenda. This time, Blair was warning the West to “take sides” in the Middle East, in order to accurately respond

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Minya executions signal Egyptian Courts’ adherence to regime

Minya executions signal Egyptian Courts’ adherence to regime

Mesrob Kassemdjian April 4, 2014 1

Mesrob Kassemdjian considers the adverse effects of the Egyptian state’s hostility to the Muslim Brotherhood. On Monday 24 March, the Egyptian Criminal Court for the Minya municipality sentenced 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood

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What does Sisi’s Personality Cult mean for Egypt?

What does Sisi’s Personality Cult mean for Egypt?

Backbencher April 2, 2014 1

If you were to walk down the streets of Cairo these past few months, you could be forgiven for believing that former Field Marshall General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced his decision to run for

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Cairo Bloodshed: 3 Blessings In Disguise

Cairo Bloodshed: 3 Blessings In Disguise

Lee Jenkins August 22, 2013 0

The deaths in Egypt this past week have been regrettable. But take a step back and remove unhelpful misty-eyed sentiment from the equation, and it becomes apparent that there are silver linings in the

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Democracy is not an exportable commodity

Democracy is not an exportable commodity

Backbencher August 17, 2013 0

This week President Obama rebuked the military regime in Egypt and cancelled joint military exercises between the two countries, over the military regime’s harsh treatment of opposition protesters. It is hard to think back

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Military Coup In Egypt Ousts President Morsi

Military Coup In Egypt Ousts President Morsi

Lee Jenkins July 3, 2013 0

The Egyptian military have ousted the country’s first democratically elected leader in less than a year Tahrir Square was jubilant tonight as the Egyptian Army took control of the key parts of Cairo, with

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Egypt cuts off all diplomatic ties with Syria – What does this mean for the region’s security?

Egypt cuts off all diplomatic ties with Syria – What does this mean for the region’s security?

Derek Van De Ven June 17, 2013 1

In front of a packed audience in Cairo, Egypt’s president Mohammed Morsi announced that his government would be shutting down the Syrian embassy in Cairo and sending all Syrian diplomats home. Morsi also announced

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Foreign Affairs News Round Up 7/1/13

Foreign Affairs News Round Up 7/1/13

Lee Jenkins February 7, 2013 0

The Egyptian Central Bank has reported that its foreign reserves are plummeting. In the last month they went from 4.5 billion to just 1.5 billion. The news will come as a blow to investors

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