Political unrest in Egypt may have forced Hardee’s to close 32 stores temporarily in that country, but it failed to dampen the enthusiasm of U.S. restaurant companies looking to open abroad.
 Given a mature market at home and a hearty appetite for Western brands overseas, operators are figuring out how to navigate the political and cultural hurdles in pursuit of growth. 
 “There’s risk anywhere you go,” said Carin Stutz, president of global business development for ...

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