Issues / Democracy & Governance
Egypt is a study in contrasts with a fundamentally peaceful people ruled by a military junta.
We are like the British at the end of World War II: desperately trying to shore up an empire that we never needed and can no longer afford, using methods that often resemble those of failed empires of the past.
The vast majority of Egyptians killed since the coup have been unarmed protesters struck down with American-made weapons by soldiers transported in American-made vehicles provided by the American taxpayer.
If Muslim Brotherhood leaders think that this crisis is similar to others in their troubled history, they are badly mistaken.
Washington should refrain from its interventionist instincts and acknowledge that this is a fight for Egyptians.
A look at Egypt's constitutional declaration suggests that the road out of military dictatorship is fraught with peril.
There can no longer be any question that Egypt is once again under the thumb of military authoritarianism.
The Party of Rights thinks that Croatia will lose control of its future now that it’s just been admitted to the European Union.
Egypt’s revolution has been more of a regime exchange than a regime change.
Anyone who thinks military rule bends toward democracy in Egypt has misread the country's history.