Posts Tagged: Muslim Brotherhood
Three ways rebellious young people are still reshaping the Middle East.
The Egyptian Minister of Religious Affairs claims that “the Muslim Brotherhood movement is a terrorist organization and was worse than Mubarak.”
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.
Sunni Hamas and Shiite Hezbollah have apparently agreed to disagree on Syria while maintaining a strategic partnership against Israel.
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
While Tunisia remains an island of hope, its latest government reshuffling promises to change little for the country's impoverished population.
In fact, the military’s claims that Egyptian protesters sought an end to the experiment in democracy are highly doubtful.
Events since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi have been ominous for democracy and for Egypt.
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.