February 25, 2014

Egypt Regime's Miracle HIV Cure

Ahmed Abdel-Raheem, The Commentator

The Associated Press

Almost certainly a political miracle rather than a medical one, Egypt's claim to have an instant cure for HIV and Hepatitis shows the lengths the coup leaders will go for legitimacy.

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February 19, 2014
The Cairo Cult of Field Marshal al-Sisi
Adam Ramsey, Vocativ
He's the man who would be president. For now, he'll have to settle with being on T-shirts, key rings, flags, masks and even chocolates. more ››
February 20, 2014
Why Egypt Hates Al Jazeera
Gregg Carlstrom, Foreign Policy
The network's Cairo-based staff, who stand accused of running a terror cell from a luxury hotel, find themselves caught in the middle of a regional power struggle. more ››
February 23, 2014
Egypt's New Dictator Was Made in the USA
Gregg Carlstrom, Politico Mag
Sisi rose through an army that was rapidly reorienting itself away from the Soviet Union and toward the United States. Today more than half of Egypt’s combat aircraft, and nearly two-thirds of its tanks, are American-made;... more ››
February 24, 2014
Egypt Can Stop Radicalization
Emad Shahin, Washington Post
Egypt is spiraling toward instability and radicalization. Since last summer’s coup, the military-backed regime has used brute force to try to restore peace and manage its form of “democratic transition.” But its... more ››
February 19, 2014
Going for the Jugular in Egypt
The Guardian
The deaths of two South Koreans and their driver will, rightly or wrongly, send the message abroad that Egypt is still unsafe. more ››