The next U.S. president will have an unprecedented opportunity to put some distance between Washington and Riyadh.
Washington sends over a billion dollars to Egypt every year. Will the next president demand a better human rights record in return?
Some countries are getting rid of outdated blasphemy laws, while others are ramping up persecutions.
Blogging from Istanbul, American Shadid King Bolsen incites Islamist extremist violence in Egypt.
As Post-Mubarak Egypt continues its turbulent transition, the United States has been sidelined by Egypt’s generals.
The Egyptian Minister of Religious Affairs claims that “the Muslim Brotherhood movement is a terrorist organization and was worse than Mubarak.”
Though handed down by a local court, the verdict reflects poorly on Egypt’s interim government.
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.
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country’s democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?