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Karen Brooks

Karen Brooks is the former Director for Asian Affairs on the staff of the National Security Council of the United States. She was a leading architect of U.S. policy toward Indonesia during the administrations of Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Brooks is now a Partner at the leading private equity firm focused on investments in Southeast Asia. She holds a B.A. from Princeton University and a Master's Degree from Cornell University.


Indonesia's Lessons for EgyptThe challenges in front of Egypt are distinctly analogous to those Indonesia has faced, and Indonesia has been spectacularly successful with overcoming most of those challenges


There’s No Grey in Our Flag

 “In the land of all black and all white, shouting grey is blasphemy;” and there are 80 million shades of grey in Egypt. Continue Reading

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Editorial – The Nile

It’s simple really, if we don’t save the Nile, everything else we are debating, discussing, arguing about will be irrelevant. Continue Reading

An open letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

I have the greatest respect and admiration for you. We can never forget that it was your courage and foresight that called for change and a transition...  Continue Reading

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Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahems are stand-alone cartoons interspersed throughout the paper that humorously raise a specific question or point out an apparent contradiction,...  Continue Reading

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