Posts Tagged: Egypt
Is the coup in Egypt a sign of declining U.S. influence in the region?
Though representatives of radical Islamism, the Muslim Brotherhood have much in common with many Americans.
Though the Egyptian military is painting itself as a guardian of stability and democracy, there is ample reason to believe it will bring neither.
Since the military coup that toppled the country's elected Muslim Brotherhood government, the message of the many Egyptians we met last year resonates with even greater power.
The removal from office of President Mohammed Morsi portends great excitement but even greater threats to democracy.
The lesson from the streets of Brazil, Turkey, and the Arab world is to avoid underestimating social movements still in their infancy.
To support women's rights in Egypt, the international community must condemn state violence, support civil society, and work for economic justice.
Football fan clubs have played an unexpectedly powerful political role in Egypt's revolutionary path.
President Morsi is caught between the IMF, with its demand for austerity measures, and protestors.
In the void left by the government's utter lack of action, citizens are stepping forward to protect women at demonstrations.