Posts Tagged: Muslim Brotherhood
There can no longer be any question that Egypt is once again under the thumb of military authoritarianism.
Egypt’s revolution has been more of a regime exchange than a regime change.
From Assad redefining a presidency to death-squads redefining war crimes.
Anyone who thinks military rule bends toward democracy in Egypt has misread the country's history.
As the Muslim Brotherhood scrambles to limit the regional damage to its influence, U.S. Middle-East policy is once again in disarray.
Many progressive Americans appear to not only approve of the coup in Egypt but view the rapacious military command as part of the revolutionary process.
It took some doing on the part of Morsi to undermine the confidence of a whole country in less than a year.
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.
Football fan clubs have played an unexpectedly powerful political role in Egypt's revolutionary path.