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Fact Checker Archive: Middle East

Follow the Egyptian money

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton suggests the administration has been strongly committed to funding civil society groups in Egypt. But the administration's budget numbers tell a different story

By Glenn Kessler  | February 10, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Hillary Clinton, Middle East  
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Huckabee of Judea

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee thinks Arabs should give up land to create a Palestinian state. How realistic is this idea?

By Glenn Kessler  | February 7, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (53)
Categories:  Middle East, Mike Huckabee, Panders  
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History lesson: Why letting go is so hard to do

Why presidents have trouble cutting ties with dictators. A lesson from the history books.

By Glenn Kessler  | February 5, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Middle East, issue context  
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Obama in Cairo: Bold or timid?

White House Chief of Staff William Daley claims that Obama's speech in Cairo was criticized for being too bold about democracy. The evidence suggests the opposite.

By Glenn Kessler  | February 4, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Middle East  
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Three scenarios for the Egyptian end game

The Fact Checker examines three possible scenarios for the Egyptian end game, drawn from history

By Glenn Kessler  | February 3, 2011; 5:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Middle East, issue context  
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Obama's diplomatic balancing act on Egypt

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Egypt was "stable" and the government was trying to meet the "needs and interests of the Egyptian people." Her words may come back to haunt her.

By Glenn Kessler  | February 1, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Middle East, Other Foreign Policy, issue context  
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