Posts Tagged: Mubarak
Given the history of Western support for corrupt secular governments, the popularity of moderate Islamist parties should come as little surprise--nor should it be cause for concern.
As the current revolts in the Middle East demonstrate, the democracy-versus-stability debate rests on a false dichotomy.
The question now is what happens next.
Constrained from war by the Camp David accord, the Egyptian army lords it over the economy instead.
Egypt's ruling apparatus is beset with competing agendas.
Meanwhile, Israel's support for Mubarak adds fuel to protesting Egyptians' fire.
Hosni Mubarak is on his way out, but when and how remain open questions.
Anarchy, a dangerous game, can result in civil war.
Most U.S. foreign aid is not meant to address poverty.
Despite last month's fraudulent parliamentary elections, the Obama administration appears to continue its support for the Mubarak dictatorship in the face of growing popular resistance.