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Toby Moffett looks like he is winning big lobbying for online gambling, but those Egyptian general clients could be a different kind of wagerWhen you’re a big-time Washington lobbyist like former liberal Connecticut Congressman Toby Moffett, you win some, lose some, and sometimes you just keep taking the money and let others decide how you’re doing. Moffett, for example, is the...
Just a year and change since the protests that marked the beginning of the Egyptian revolution, Wael Ghonim was in Chicago this weekend for a conversation about his new book, Revolution 2.0, and questions about social activism. He spoke with the Tribune&...
BAGHDAD (AP) -- In the beginning, it all looked simple: topple Saddam Hussein, destroy his purported weapons of mass destruction and lay the foundation for a pro-Western government in the heart of the Arab world. Nearly 4,500 American and more than 100,...
ReporterFirst two Hollywood actors, now a Nobel Peace Prize-winning heroine. From half a world away,Aung San Suu Kyi spoke with a class of Virginia Tech students. Suu Kyi is a political activist and a leader in the National League for Democracy in Burma....
"Mr. Obama and his senior national security advisers have sought to reassure allies and answer critics, including many Republicans, that the United States will not abandon its commitments in the Persian Gulf even as it winds down the war in Iraq and looks...
Initial results from Egypt's first elections since the fall of President Hosni Mubarak are in, and it appears Islamist parties have captured the lion's share of the vote. The rise of politicians eager to curtail basic human rights, particularly for women,...
Vaclav Havel, the former dissident playwright who led Czechoslovakia's 1989 "Velvet Revolution" against communism and then served as his country's president, died Sunday. He was 75. Havel, a former chain smoker with chronic respiratory problems, had been...
Tribune reporterGov. Pat Quinn marked the July 4th holiday by signing into law several changes to the state election codes, a move he said will give citizens more input in their democracy. Among the changes Quinn highlighted is a provision that will allow local school...
Ireland loves its heroes, even those like Michael Collins who met his end at the hands of fellow Irishmen. Collins was never more popular than he was at his funeral. The response was overwhelming, just like the response last week to the comments of...
World NowEgyptian security forces stormed the offices of 17 nongovernmental organizations, including three U.S.-based agencies, as part of crackdown on foreign assistance that has drawn criticism from the West and threatened human rights and pro-democracy...
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