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My Turn: The fantasy of 'American Exceptionalism'

...overthrow of Iran's democratically elected government. Instead of promoting democracy and freedom, we supported Hosni Mubarak's oppressive regime in Egypt. We were allies with Saddam Hussein before we disposed of the Iraqi dictator. "It's...
Ousted Egyptian President Morsi to face new trial on terror charges

...breaks during the 2011 uprising that forced autocrat Hosni Mubarak out of power and of organizing the Sinai militant backlash...that accompanied the uprising against former President Hosni Mubarak.Senior security and military officials told The Associated...

...end the turmoil that has roiled this country for nearly two years since the uprising that ousted authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak. Many Egyptians, especially the tens of millions who live in extreme poverty, had hoped the new constitution might...
Hamas cries victory; truce with Israel holds

...both Israel and Egypt to lift all border restrictions.In 2007, Israel and Morsi's pro-Western predecessor, Hosni Mubarak, sealed the territory, banning virtually all travel and trade. Israel eased its restriction somewhat in 2010 in...

...delivers, the United States will have rediscovered the stalwart regional partner it has lacked since the autocratic Hosni Mubarak was overthrown in a popular revolt last year. If it fails, stability across the region will suffer.Much depends...
Avoiding 'victor's justice' in Egypt

The following editorial first appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Thursday: Hosni Mubarak, the longtime president of Egypt and personification of corruption in that country, went on trial Wednesday in a televised proceeding...
No friend of Saddam

...senators were on a tour of Mideast nations attempting to gauge the possibilities for Mideast peace. In Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak urged us to change our plans and meet with Hussein in Iraq. The next day we flew to Baghdad for our meeting. After...
Palin blasts administration's handling of Egypt

...Saturday, the 2008 vice presidential candidate says the administration is withholding information on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's likely successor. The 82-year-old leader wants to rule until September elections. Palin said in the Friday...
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Outside editorial: Egypt's second spring

...change and hope in Egypt, the most populous nation in the Arab world. The autocrat who had ruled for three decades, Hosni Mubarak, had to resign in the face of massive protests by a people who were tired of being silenced and brutalized. A broad-based...
Oops! That was the year that wasn't

...arose from local circumstances that don't foretell what will happen anywhere else." Three weeks later, Egypt's Hosni Mubarak fell, and the Arab Spring was in full bloom.This brings me to the subject of today's column: A confession of...


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