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Algeria’s Cloudy Future

It looks like Algeria might be going through a transitional period. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was flown to hospital in Paris …

Last of the Immortals

The two most populous Arab states after Egypt, Algeria and Iraq have been without a president: Algeria for a few …

EU Romance Rekindled

The translucent white marble stairs and cream gilt and stucco ceilings of the ceremonial hall of Ankara’s new presidential palace …

Breaking the Drum

Referring to the generals who deposed him twice, former Turkish Prime Minister Süleyman Demirel once said that the trouble with …

Morsi’s Not for Turning

Somebody needs to defuse the crisis in Egypt, or the country is heading for an explosion. Yesterday tens of thousands …

What Next for Obama?

He won—but he won ugly. The same US president who first captured the White House in poetry and governed in …

Dear Mr. President

Swiss artist Jean-Luc Marchina, who recently completed a six-month artistic residency in Cairo, wrote a letter addressed to the new …

Egypt Back from the Brink

Just half an hour before the results of Egypt’s presidential election was announced, the founder of one of the country’s …

Beware the American Muslim Vote

The Franco-American argument about which country deserves to lecture the other on everything from liberty to multilateralism—has raged for centuries, …