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Egypt Picks Sides in the Syrian War

12th February 2017 – Foreign Affairs

Egypt Picks Sides in the Syrian War

Oren Kessler

On February 1, a military transport plane left a Russian airbase in Latakia, Syria, landed at an airfield near Egypt’s border with Libya, then returned to Syria. For months there had been unconfirmed reports that Cairo had sent forces to assist the Syrian regime in the country’s civil war and at first glance the flight appeared to have corroborated those suspicions. more...

Analysis & Commentary

16th February 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer discusses Israel seeking sovereignty for the Golan Heights, and the Muslim Brotherhood. more...

12th February 2017 – Foreign Affairs

Egypt Picks Sides in the Syrian War

Oren Kessler

On February 1, a military transport plane left a Russian airbase in Latakia, Syria, landed at an airfield near Egypt’s border with Libya, then returned to Syria. For months there had been unconfirmed reports that Cairo had sent forces to assist the Syrian regime in the country’s civil war and at first glance the flight appeared to have corroborated those suspicions. more...

12th February 2017 – New York Post

The careful way to go after Muslim Brotherhood radicals

Jonathan Schanzer

The Trump Administration is mulling an order designed to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization. The best approach would be a piecemeal one: Some Brotherhood branches belong on that list, some don’t — and making the distinction will help President Trump more effectively fight the war on terror. more...

9th February 2017 – WINA 98.9FM

The Schilling Show

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer comments on "terror" labels for the IRGC and Muslim Brotherhood. more...