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Eric Trager

Eric Trager

Eric Trager, the Esther K. Wagner Fellow at The Washington Institute, is an expert on Egyptian politics and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

In his latest overture to Iran, President Barack Obama has authorized U.S. embassies worldwide to invite Iranian officials to their July 4th parties. I actually...

Last week, I criticized the coverage of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court as remarkably lazy. Indeed, rather than undertaking a comprehensive review...

As Peter noted, the outcome of the historic transition in journalism that we are witnessing remains entirely unknown. So here's one guess that I've been tossing...

During his first four months in office, President Barack Obama has demonstrated remarkably little leadership on Iran.  This has significantly undermined our position in the...

Three months after Syria, Jordan, and Egypt lost substantial territory during the 1967 Six Day War, the Arab League convened in Khartoum and issued its...

President Barack Obama's forthcoming address to the Muslim world in Cairo will be next week's headline-hogging foreign policy event. Yet as far as long-term U.S....

In the aftermath of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court, the media has focused most centrally on one thing: that she's Hispanic. And...

Although the administration hasn't announced it officially, the rumor in Egypt is that President Barack Obama will deliver his forthcoming address to the Muslim world...

On Friday night, prominent Egyptian opposition leader Ayman Nour was attacked in Giza, sustaining first-degree burns to his face and losing 20% of his hair...

President Barack Obama has just nominated Second Circuit Justice Sonia Sotomayor to replace David Souter on the Supreme Court. Over the next few days and...

The photographic evidence suggests that my earlier post regarding Major League Baseball's "stars and stripes" Memorial Day caps was dead-on in at least one respect:...

Reading through the former vice-president’s take-down of the Obama administration’s deeply flawed national-security policies, I am struck by the paradox that is Richard B. Cheney....