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Latest update : 2013-09-10

Yasmine Farouk, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Cairo University

Two months after Egypt’s military ousted the country’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, the new government’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood shows few signs of easing. Yasmine Farouk, a political science teacher at Cairo University and former adviser to two governments since Egypt’s 2011 revolution, talks to Douglas Herbert about the potential risks of throwing all the Islamist leaders in jail.

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Rudolph Giuliani, Former Mayor of New York City

He is one of the most iconic US figures of the first decade of this century. Rudolph Giuliani first made his reputation as a tough prosecutor in New York, taking on the mafia and...

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