Introduction followed by reprint of post by Sherif Samir on Our Journey to Smile.
After months of wrangling, and a runoff between feuding candidates, Abdullah Abdullah, and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, who represent different regions and ethnic groups of the country, Ashraf Ghani was declared the new president of Afghanistan. The numeric results were apparently too …
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In today’s Washington Post the headline refers to General al Sissi’s “dizzying rise to the pinnacle”. : Egyptian courts have just sentenced more than 500 Muslim Brotherhood members to death for participating in demonstrations. But, no problem. Actions by the judiciary, we are told, are not related to the executive or the military dictator …
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