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    Egypt Proves Bush Right

    The protests in Egypt show that Bush was right to push for democracy in the Middle East, says Stephen L. Carter. But now the question is if Obama can stay true to his words and promote freedom.
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    Mubarak Won't Run Again

    President Hosni Mubarak has bowed to a popular uprising and will soon quit. Who’s next? From Jordan’s shaky monarchy to a Yemen regime scarred by WikiLeaks, which Middle East leaders could soon follow suit?
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    Hackers' Egypt Rescue: Get Protesters Back Online

    With the Internet down across Egypt, Google and Twitter have come up with a way for Egyptians to tweet using their phones. Now, Dan Lyons reports, a group of hackers is close to delivering software that could turn laptops into low-cost Internet routers—and help protesters organize.
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    Four Lessons From Egypt

    The possible downfall of the Mubarak regime is being watched closely in neighboring Israel. Dan Ephron in Tel Aviv outlines the four main areas of concern.
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    Egypt's Facebook Rebel

    Iran’s Green Revolution had a martyr named Neda, a 26-year-old woman gunned down in the streets of Tehran. Tunisia’s was Mohamed Bouazizi, an unemployed university graduate who set himself ablaze outside a government building. Egypt’s is Khaled Said—because someone has been agitating under the dead man’s name.
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    Obama's Risky Path in Egypt

    Obama administration officials say they are not taking sides between President Hosni Mubarak, America’s key ally in the Arab world, and the street protesters who purportedly represent a path to democracy in authoritarian Egypt. These officials might even believe what they’re saying. But the very assertion of “not taking sides” is itself a tilt away from the all-out support traditionally given by Washington to this Egyptian strongman in recent decades.
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    Rage Against the Regime

    From Tunisia to Egypt to Yemen, a youthful uprising is challenging the Arab world’s rulers. But if the old order falls, what will take its place?
  • Palestine Remains Calm Despite Leaks

    If Palestinians had been looking for a reason to join the protests sweeping the Arab world, Al-Jazeera provided one last week with a trove of leaked documents suggesting their leaders had made deep concessions to Israel in peace talks over the past decade. Among other things, negotiators apparently agreed to forgo the repatriation to Israel of most Palestinian refugees, a taboo issue if ever there was one. Yet across the West Bank, Palestinians remained mostly indifferent to the news. Few showed up at protests, and no mainstream figure called for President Mahmoud Abbas’s resignation. The backlash that some analysts had predicted never materialized.
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski Discusses Egypt Protests

    As President Jimmy Carter’s national-security adviser during the 1979 fall of the shah in Iran, Zbigniew Brzezinski has dealt intimately with history-bending revolutions. After mass protests deposed a regime in Tunisia and later spread to the streets of Egypt and Yemen last week, NEWSWEEK’s John Barry talked to the Johns Hopkins professor about the way young people across the Arab world—many of them disaffected and disenchanted—are now connecting on the circuits of a new revolutionary age.
  • Four Big Ideas From Davos

    In between all the one-on-one schmoozing at the World Economic Forum, some compelling ideas do get kicked around. Here’s what’s on the radar of leaders and luminaries.
  • France's Baby Boom

    The brooding French may be the world’s biggest pessimists—61 percent anticipated more economic hardship in 2011, more than twice the global average, according to a recent Gallup International poll—but they’re still adding new infants to their healthy broods.
  • China's New Sex Symbol: The Bureaucrat

    In the category of the world’s sexiest politicians, China’s dour communist apparatchiks would seem to be far behind America’s legendary ladies’-men presidents and Europe’s bunga-bunga leaders. But a survey released in December by the All-China Women’s Federation found that a Middle Kingdom mandarin is the top pick for an ideal partner among Chinese women.
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    Revolt on Egypt's Streets

    As President Hosni Mubarak sought to stem the tide of anger by dismissing his cabinet and appointing a new vice president, hundreds of thousands of Egyptians took to the streets, demanding more.
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    Egypt Revolution: Inside a Cairo Street Protest

    In the Egyptian capital, demonstrators are defying President Mubarak’s curfew and fighting police. Ursula Lindsey joined a group of young protesters Friday and reports on the dramatic scenes.
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    YouTube Captures Scenes From Egypt Protests

    The streets in Egypt have been erupting for days. YouTube video has been a reliable source of news and images from Egypt. Here's a look at some amazing moments caught live.      
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    Egypt Protests Show American Foreign-Policy Folly

    One afternoon a couple of weeks ago, I walked into the British Foreign Office for a meeting with Middle East policy planners. “Tunisia is melting down and the Lebanese government has just fallen,” my host said as he welcomed me. “Interesting times.”
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    Inside Egypt's Facebook Revolt

    After hundreds of arrests in Cairo Wednesday, some protest organizers have gone missing and are presumed jailed. Now activists are using Egypt’s oldest social medium to keep up the fight.
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    Mohamed ElBaradei: The Return of the Challenger

    Nobel laureate Mohamed ElBaradei is headed back to Egypt despite direct threats against his life. On the eve of his return, the former U.N. official who is the Mubarak regime's most high-profile opponent shares his thoughts about the young people who’ve taken to the streets, political Islam, and the role of the United States.