Regions / Egypt
The Obama administration's calls for an orderly transition and managed reform are out of sync with the democratic aspirations of Egypt's protesters.
Revolutions of world-historic potential, such as we are presently witnessing in Egypt, only happen once in a generation.
Meanwhile, Israel's support for Mubarak adds fuel to protesting Egyptians' fire.
Hosni Mubarak is on his way out, but when and how remain open questions.
Anarchy, a dangerous game, can result in civil war.
Ever day U.S. soldiers risk and lose their lives ostensibly for the cause of Middle Eastern democracy, so why isn't Washington more firmly supportive of democracy in Egypt?
It's time to scrap our failed client-regime national-security strategy.
For its strains of homophobia and anti-Semitism, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood wouldn't get my vote, but for its fight against both religious extremism and secular authoritarianism it gets my respect.
The Arab world plays dominoes with empire.
Washington is far from joyous as this "democratic wave" extends throughout the region.