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ASSIUT, Egypt — Ahead of elections, Egypt’s Coptic Church discreetly told followers to vote for an alliance of leftist and liberal parties sponsored by a Christian tycoon. The move by a Church normally wary of inserting itself into politics showed how deeply Egyptian Christians fear that Islamists will come to power. Read full article >>
BENGHAZI, Libya — Libya’s interim government, under mounting international pressure, said Monday that it will request an investigation of the death of Moammar Gaddafi, but authorities continued to insist that the former leader was not executed by revolutionary forces. Speaking a day after declaring the country officially “liberated” from Gaddafi’s four-decade rule, Mustafa Abdel Jalil, head of the Transitional National Council, said the interim g...
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J.M. Berger is a researcher, analyst and writer covering extremism, with a special focus on extremist activities in the U.S. and extremist use of social media. He is a regular contributor to Foreign Policy, and has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic and the Boston Globe.