Last Monday, Saudi Arabia became the first country to be elected to a non-permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council—and then decline the honor. It’s clear that Saudi Arabia, one of America’s closest allies in the region, is expressing its displeasure with U.S. policy in the Middle East. However, the cooling of relations between Washington … Continue reading
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Patience for Egypt
The author of a New York Times article this month criticized the rioters in Egypt, arguing that they should have voted Mohamed Morsi out of office in a democratic way when dissatisfied with his tenure in office. Of course, he is correct. If Egypt’s democracy were thriving, dissatisfied citizens would have rallied support for the … Continue reading
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