Posts Tagged: Egyptian Revolution
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.
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.
Israeli denunciations of the "Arab Spring" are counterproductive because they only reinforce the perception that Israel supports dictatorial rule in the region.
Just because U.S. influence is decreased in Egypt doesn't mean, ergo, Iran's is increased.
The United States is losing patience with Egyptian government.
Tunisia is known for exporting olive oil and deglet nour dates but is pleased to add revolution as one of its principal items of export.
As we've watched the dramatic events in the Middle East, you would hardly know that we had a thing to do with them.