Posts Tagged: egypt coup
Despite the lip service given to democracy the world over, coups remain a popular last resort. Here's why.
Egypt's U.S.-backed regime now claims that the progressive, anti-authoritarian activists that brought down Mubarak are simply U.S. agents.
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
Events since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi have been ominous for democracy and for Egypt.
If Muslim Brotherhood leaders think that this crisis is similar to others in their troubled history, they are badly mistaken.
Washington should refrain from its interventionist instincts and acknowledge that this is a fight for Egyptians.
There can no longer be any question that Egypt is once again under the thumb of military authoritarianism.