WPR's The New Rules: Ten Assumptions About Egypt Worth Discarding
Monday, February 14, 2011 at 8:30AM
Thomas P.M. Barnett in Egypt, Iran, Israel, Middle East, Obama Administration, Turkey, WPR Column

There's a lot of trepidation mixed in with the joy of seeing one of the Arab world's great dictators finally step down. With Americans being so down on themselves these days, many see more to fear than to celebrate. But on the whole, there's no good reason for the pessimism on display, which is based on a lot of specious assumptions that need to be discarded. Here's my Top 10 list.

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