Posts Tagged: Islamists
If the AKP wants to truly strengthen Turkish democracy, it must stop seeing people who stand up quietly but defiantly as a threat to the country’s stability.
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.
A look at Egypt's constitutional declaration suggests that the road out of military dictatorship is fraught with peril.
The unrest gripping Turkey has less to do with Islam than with the AKP’s policies of privatization, its push to centralize authority in the hands of the country’s executive branch, and its silencing of the media.
Western intervention--ostensibly on humanitarian grounds--is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi may have inadvertently provided his critics with a temporary unifying device.
Qatar has supported revolution abroad while Saudi Arabia anchors down the authoritarian regional order.
Anti-democratic forces in both the United States and the Arab world are using widespread embassy protests to discredit the pro-democracy movement.
The bad dream unfolding in Mali is the consequence of the West's scramble for resources in Africa, and the wages of sin from the recent Libyan war.