January 22, 2014

What Killed Egyptian Democracy?

Mohammad Fadel, Boston Review

The Associated Press

Egypt's most idealistic revolutionaries didn't understand the implications of political liberalism.

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January 18, 2014
Egypt Has Another Chance
The Australian
WITH memories of the Muslim Brotherhood's chaotic misrule fresh in their minds, Egyptian voters were always likely to vote strongly in favour of military strongman General Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi's plans for a new constitution. more ››
January 18, 2014
Egypt's Stealth War on Terror
Ehud Yaari, Washington Institute
Over the past year, Israel and Egypt have used a little-known, legally permissible understanding -- the Agreed Activities Mechanism -- to bypass restrictions on the number and type of Egyptian forces permitted in much of the... more ››
Where did Tunisia go right, and Egypt so wrong? One difference lies in the character of the Islamist groupings that won the first free elections in each country. more ››
January 17, 2014
U.S. Making Things Worse in the Middle East
Fareed Zakaria, Wash Post
As violence has flared up in Iraq again, a bevy of Bush administration officials has risen to argue that if only the United States were more actively involved in Iraq, had a few thousand troops there, fought against Sunni... more ››
January 16, 2014
Christian Coptic Kids Terrorized in Egypt
Ray Ibrahim, Commentator
Another Coptic Christian child was recently kidnapped in Egypt, raising fears about his safety after the torture and murder of other kidnapped children whether the ransom is ultimately paid or not, according to reports from... more ››