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February 13, 2011

It has become fashionable to talk about the Egyptian revolt as “not about the United States” or “beyond our control.” There is a small measure...

Continuing its quest to become a cartoonish stereotype of an evil empire, the Iranian government has decided to outlaw Valentine’s Day. “Symbols of hearts, half-hearts, red...

Ron Paul may have won the CPAC straw poll for the second year in a row, but that achievement hasn’t earned him any fans among...

The Bastille has fallen in Egypt, but it will be more difficult to create a constitutional democracy than it was in France in 1789 --...

My item on Friday, suggesting that Egypt's experience shows that peaceful protests are a surer road to regime change than terrorism or guerrilla warfare, provoked...

There's no guarantee, to put it mildly, that the politics of the new Egypt will resolve themselves in a positive direction — hopeful and amazing...

Hard on the heels of the fall of Egypt’s Mubarak, another Arab authoritarian is trying to pretend to be a democratic leader. The Palestinian Authority...