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JANUARY 31, 2011
The Oil and the Glory
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The Oil and the Glory
Morning Brief: Opposition calls for massive rally on Tuesday
AfPak Daily brief: Kandahar deputy governor assassinated
Mideast News Brief: Israel backs Mubarak regime as protests in Egypt continue
What Do Israel and Iran Have in Common? - by Meir Javedanfar
Iran Cracks Down While Egypt Cracks Up - by Barbara Slavin
Did the Hu Summit Mean Anything? - by James Mann
Fiber Cons - by Charles Kenny and Robert Kenny
Strait Talk - by Arturo Lopez-Levy
Open Letter: Ivory Coast, the war against civilians
Egypt’s Military in the Crosshairs - by Ashraf Khalil
The Worst of Both Worlds - by Gary Sick
Turtle Bay: El Baradei's personal revolution: from multilateral bureaucrat to populist patriot
FP Passport: Africa scholars: Ivory Coast moving toward civil war
FP Passport: Where are Egypt's women? Right here.
FP Passport: Egypt's last ISP goes down
The Middle East Channel: The Egyptian military calculus
The Multilateralist: ASEAN's World Cup ambitions
WikiLeaked: Once more into the (security) breach
FP Passport: Report: Stuxnet could cause Iranian 'Chernobyl'
I Was a Rare Earths Day Trader
How a naval confrontation in the South China Sea created a global investment bubble -- and cost me half my life savings.
Raj to Riches
A literary festival sparks a fierce debate about Britain's colonial legacy -- and shows that Indian authors have much to offer the world.
Suicide for a Cause
What's behind the Middle East's new trend of self-immolation?
The Last King of Tunisia
The strange rise and fall of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.
Health care law ruling: How the Democrats gave a Judge Roger Vinson an opening to invalidate the law.
Reckoning with Torture: Robert Redford, Doug Liman, and other filmmakers and artists unite to remind Americans about prisoner abuse.
Palinisms: Did she really say that?
The Black Side of Sundance
Gay Revolution on Television Isn't Exactly Inclusive
Why Won’t Doctors Tell Black Patients How to Lose Weight?
White House prepares for life after Mubarak
BY JOSH ROGIN
STEPHEN M. WALT
The realist take: Why Obama must tell Mubarak to step down
Egypt's army in the cross hairs
BY ASHRAF KHALIL
It's time for the U.S. to engage the Muslim Brotherhood
BY HELENA COBBAN
What do the embassy cables tell us about Egypt's new government?
BY CHARLES HOMANS
OIL AND GLORY
Oil traders in a frenzy over Egypt's chaos
BY STEVE LEVINE
Could Stuxnet cause an Iranian Chernobyl?
BY JOSHUA E. KEATING
A Southeast Asian World Cup?
BY DAVID BOSCO
The Israel Lobby Needs to Read the Palestine Papers Now
Inside the State Dept.'s Arab Twitter Diplomacy
BY JOSH ROGIN
Does Egypt's Army Have Too Much to Lose?
BY E. KNICKMEYER
Don't Hate Davos Because You Didn't Get Invited
BY PARAG KHANNA
David E. Hoffman
In Other Words
The AfPak Channel
The Mideast Channel
Sponsored Reports Archive
Egypt Coming Undone
How Should the U.S. Handle Cairo's Crisis?
AN FP ROUND TABLE
American Decline: This Time It's for Real
12 Unconventional Wisdoms
Where Do Bad Ideas Come From and Why Don't They Go Away?
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What Do Israel and Iran Have in Common? - By Meir Javedanfar
Their hard-liners want Mubarak out.
Iran Cracks Down While Egypt Cracks Up - By Barbara Slavin
Tehran is claiming that the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt reflect the heady days of 1979. Not so fast says the Green Movement -- it's 2009 that's a better parallel.
Did the Hu Summit Mean Anything? - By James Mann
A tour through the WikiLeaks cables suggests that the China-U.S. relationship is far too strained for a single state dinner to resolve.
Fiber Cons - By Charles and Robert Kenny
You don't need to be superfast to be super-competitive -- but try telling that to the governments sinking billions into fiber-optic networks.
Strait Talk - Obama's Cuba Policy - By Arturo Lopez-Levy
Barack Obama doesn't want you to know about it, but his administration just made the biggest move in more than a decade to open up Cuba.
Egypt’s Military in the Crosshairs - By Ashraf Khalil
The army is the only force capable of keeping this revolt from spiraling out of control. But how long can that last?
The Worst of Both Worlds - By Gary Sick
As the revolt in Egypt spreads, Barack Obama faces a familiar dilemma in the Middle East.
Pharaoh's End - An FP Round Table
Protests rocked Egypt, calling into question whether President Hosni Mubarak's regime can survive.
asked five top experts how Barack Obama should respond to the growing signs of revolt on Egypt's streets.
How Tehran Sees Tunis - By Mehrun Etebari
From Iran, it's more about 1979 than 2009.
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