Posts Tagged: Islamists
Religious tensions, remnants of the police state, and a broken-down neoliberal economic model imperil Tunisia’s otherwise impressive democratic transition.
Israel believes it can bomb Gazans into changing their interests. How long will Obama support this delusion?
With secular autocrats and rigid Islamists equally discredited in the Arab world, the space is wide open for progressive democrats to save the Arab spring.
Syria's civil war has divided the Palestinian resistance and complicated its patchwork of international alliances.
Egypt's U.S.-backed regime now claims that the progressive, anti-authoritarian activists that brought down Mubarak are simply U.S. agents.
While Tunisia remains an island of hope, its latest government reshuffling promises to change little for the country's impoverished population.
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.