Posts Tagged: 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.
Hosni Mubarak is on his way out, but when and how remain open questions.
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?
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.
The West has never had any plans to bring freedom and democracy to Middle Eastern countries.
U.S. support for dictators is nothing new, of course.
Most U.S. foreign aid is not meant to address poverty.
Tunisia is not the only democracy movement in the Muslim world, but will the United States provide consistent support to them all?