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Egypt’s Dreaded War Anniversary

In fractured nations, anniversaries and national days become dreaded occasions that ignite deep concerns, rather than joyful celebrations. The 40th anniversary of the 1973-Yum Kippur War is just one example. This year’s celebration is associated with the most divisive and … Continue reading

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President Morsi and the 6th of October War

(Photo: AP) Today marks the 39th anniversary of the 6th of October (Yom Kippur) War. For Egyptians, this was a heroic struggle that restored their dignity after the humiliating defeat of the Six-Day War in 1967. The fact that October … Continue reading

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