Posts Tagged: egypt protests
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
A meditation on history and the long arc of justice.
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.
The removal from office of President Mohammed Morsi portends great excitement but even greater threats to democracy.
Demonstrators converging on the Egyptian Ministry of Defense were beaten back by armed forces and police.
Western media has been trying to take the Islam out of recent Arab uprisings.
Fear that governments will remain intact with only cosmetic changes are not unfounded.
Just because U.S. influence is decreased in Egypt doesn't mean, ergo, Iran's is increased.
A humble political scientist created the world's most widely used strategies for toppling authoritarian regimes.
Why spill blood and spend billions with the ostensible goal of liberating Arabs only to now insist that Arabs not liberate themselves?