Regions / Egypt
Though handed down by a local court, the verdict reflects poorly on Egypt’s interim government.
In a society in upheaval, just who are "the People"?
Lack of unequivocal Western support seems to have given the Egyptian military license to exert its will over Egypt.
The Egyptian Revolution is a perfect case study for both the power and the limits of nonviolent mass movements.
Egypt's U.S.-backed regime now claims that the progressive, anti-authoritarian activists that brought down Mubarak are simply U.S. agents.
Sunni Hamas and Shiite Hezbollah have apparently agreed to disagree on Syria while maintaining a strategic partnership against Israel.
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
When the losing party in an election resorts to extra-legal measures, democracy is threatened and secession may follow.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
In fact, the military’s claims that Egyptian protesters sought an end to the experiment in democracy are highly doubtful.