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Steven A. Cook

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Violence Continues In Syria Despite International Monitors

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Arab League monitors have been in Syria for more than a week, yet violence continues throughout the country. Activists claim about 400 people have been killed in clashes between protestors in the military in the past week alone. On Tuesday, an advisory body to the League said the observers should be withdrawn because they are providing cover to the Syrian government as it continues to treat its citizens inhumanely. But Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi said Syria's release of political prisoners and its withdrawal of military artillery from residential areas demonstrates that progress is being made.

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Tahrir Redux

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Steven Cook, the Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, talks about the latest chapter in Egyptian politics and the clashes between demonstrators and the military government.

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Middle East Update: Egypt

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

We hear from Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of the forthcoming book The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square, on the recent demonstrations, the trial of Hosni Mubarak and other Egyptian developments.

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Syrian Relations

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Steven Cook, senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square, available early October and Beirut bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times Borzou Daragahi, discuss the latest developments in Syria, where pro-government groups have attacked the U.S. and French embassies.

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Libya and the Arab League

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Steven Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the developments in Libya and where the Arab League and NATO figure into the coalition forces running the military intervention in Libya.

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Protest Day 7: Calls for Change Continue as Thousands Defy President

Monday, January 31, 2011

Protesters in Egypt are not giving up. The unrest against the ruling regime continued into its sixth day, as tens of thousands flocked to the Cairo's Tahrir (or Liberation) Square. Among those protesters on Sunday was the diplomat, Mohamed ElBaradei, who is now representing a loosely unified opposition to President Hosni Mubarak.

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Tunisia: Checking In on the Jasmine Revolution

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Steven Cook, senior fellow for the Middle Eastern Studies Council on Foreign Relations, and Borzou DaragahiLos Angeles Times Beirut bureau chief, discuss what's happening on the ground in the Tunisian capital and what it means for the rest of the Middle East and North Africa.

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Democratic State

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Egypt held parliamentary elections this week. Does that make it a democracy? Steven Cook, a Douglas Dillon Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of Ruling But Not Governing: The Military and Political Development in Egypt, Algeria, and Turkey (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007), weighs in and ...

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