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GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 5

05:10am, Thursday, March 05, 2015

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Thursday, March 5 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather throughout the region.

When the university declares a change to its operating status, employees classified as Designated On-Site are required to report to and/or remain at work, employees classified as Essential are generally expected to telecommute, and employees classified as Non-Essential are not required to work unless directed to do so by a supervisor.

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Turmoil in the Middle East: Egypt

photo: Cairo protest camp evacuation
August 15, 2013 – Egyptian security forces evacuate the pro-Morsi protest camp near Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque. Photo credit: Globovision
August 15, 2013

Nathan Brown discusses the option of reducing U.S. aid to Egypt on NPR.

Shana Marshall discusses U.S. aid to Egypt on CTVNews.

A few good men? U.S. aid trained and equipped Egypt's militaryShana Marshall was interviewed by Marketplace World about how the Egyptian military uses the aid it receives from the United States.

Nathan Brown discusses the option of reducing U.S. aid to Egypt on NPR.

The Washington Post interviews GW Professor Marc Lynch about why the U.S. should cut off aid to Egypt.

Nathan Brown is quoted in "US politicians criticize Obama's Egypt stance", by Naureen Khan on

Elliott School and Institute for Middle East Studies faculty comment on events surrounding the 3 July 2013 military deposition of President Mohamed Morsi.

GW Today conducts A Q&A on Egypt with Professor Nathan BrownMiddle East Expert Discusses Egypt

Shana Marshall authors "Cashing In After The Coup," Foreign Policy.

Egypt's Political Reset – This briefing, the latest POMEPS Arab Uprisings Briefing Series, collects 15 recent Middle East Channel and Foreign Policy essays written by academics grappling with these issues. The essays range widely across a diverse range of interpretations and analysis.
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