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Thousands of Egyptians Protest Anti-Protest Law

Thousands of Egyptians Protest Anti-Protest Law

On Friday, thousands of Egyptians protested Egypt’s Draconian anti-protest law. Most were Muslim Brothers, but leftists and liberals also rejected the law, which requires protesters to apply to police for permission to…

Syrian Refugee Children by the Tragic Numbers

Syrian Refugee Children by the Tragic Numbers

The United Nations High Commission on Refugees has issued a new report on the plight of Syrian refugee children. The numbers are horrifying: Population of Syria: 22 million Number of Syrians made…

Top 10 Ways to Really Honor our Veterans

November 11, 1918 marked the armistice that began the end of the Great War (later called World War I), which was formally ended the following summer at Versailles. President Eisenhower later reconfigured…

Commemoration of Kristallnacht in Berlin

Commemoration of Kristallnacht in Berlin

Deutsche Welle reports on the commemoration in Berlin yesterday of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht [the Night of Broken Glass], when the National Socialists in Germany went on a hate-filled rampage against…

France Crashes the Geneva Party, Scuttles Iran Deal

The Iranian newspaper Tabnak printed a minute-by-minute account of Saturday’s dramatic on-again off-again push toward a diplomatic agreement on Iran’s nuclear enrichment program. It contains little editorializing but by the key placement…

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Kerry in Cairo

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo on Sunday in his first trip to Egypt since last spring, when Muslim Brotherhood President Muhammad Morsi was in power. Interim Egyptian Foreign…