In one Cairo district, 75-year-old Amr Moussa, a former foreign minister and Arab League secretary-general, stood in a queue
Tens of millions of Egyptians will head to the polls Wednesday to vote for the candidate they hope will move the country from a state of transition to one that is stable and ruled by a civilian government.
Ask Egypt's youthful revolutionaries what direction the country should take and you will get myriad responses. Some talk
As big as the question of who the winner will be, is what the job of the presidency will be like in the short and long term. This new situation in Egypt is an uncertain balancing act between competing forces. We've never been here before.
With elections in Tunisia happening this week, and with Egypt's just around the corner, we need to be prepared to accept an outcome that may be disappointing to some, but should not be surprising to anyone.
The Arab revolutions have revealed how promising American foreign policy situations can quickly decay by inaction or misguided action. At this point our allies are beginning to view us with doubt while our adversaries view us as indecisive.
Amr Moussa is the departing secretary general of the Arab League who has declared his candidacy for the presidency of Egypt. He sat down on March 21 with me for an interview in Cairo.
Secretary General Amr Moussa is widely expected to run for president of Egypt in the country's upcoming elections.
America cannot continue to even influence critical events, for good or ill, if it's going to be so embarrassingly wrong in its assessments of them.
Egypt is at a critical turning point. Mubarak is apparently finished, but his regime could limp on. That is not in the interest of Egypt or the US. It is time for the latter, therefore, to support reformist Egyptians, civilian and military.
Amr Moussa, Secretary General of the Arab League, has made a surprising statement regarding his intentions to run as a candidate in Egypt's presidential race.
At a tech conference I attended recently in Abu Dhabi, I gave a talk about how to use social media to promote peace in the Middle East. I was struck by how willing many of the Arab leaders were to fully embrace these new social tools.
Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa on Monday condemned an Israeli move which could see thousands of Palestinians expelled