Regions / Egypt
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.
Events since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi have been ominous for democracy and for Egypt.
Egypt is a study in contrasts with a fundamentally peaceful people ruled by a military junta.
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.