News and Analysis (3/20/16)

“There are approximately two dozen quotations on display in the art installation created by the Law School. The three most prominently displayed at the entrance of the art installation, are quotes from St. Augustine, the Holy Qur’an and the Magna Carta”:

What do President Barack Obama, Hilary Clinton Aide Huma Abedin, Congressman André Carson, Justice Elena Kagan, Gen. David Petraeus, Gov. Chris Christie, Grover Norquist, Saddam Hussein and Timothy McVeigh all have in common?

“[E]ven its former defenders in the civilian political elite are turning against [the Sisi regime] as its crimes mount and the economy flounders. For the Obama administration to hand Cairo a blank check now would be foolhardy. Congress should prevent it”:

“Earlier, Israeli authorities raised the number of Israelis killed in the bombing to three, among them two who also hold American citizenship”:

“U.N. mediator Staffan de Mistura describes Syria’s political transition as “the mother of all issues” and, emboldened by the Russian and U.S. muscle that brought the participants to the negotiating table, he refuses to drop the subject”:

A “U.N. security council resolution … requires [Houthi rebels] to hand over weapons and withdraw from territory, including Sanaa…. Previous attempts … failed to take hold on the ground, with each side accusing the other of immediately violating the terms”:

“Abdeslam, captured Friday in a police raid in Brussels, was charged Saturday with ‘terrorist murder’ by Belgian authorities … is a top suspect in the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead” and one of more than thirty suspects in those attacks:

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