• Additional excerpts from the analysis on the UN's role in Libya: To which Rice wrote in the email chain: "Very, very generous
"The situation in Egypt in terms of the objective, day-to-day circumstances of living, have been difficult for a long time and they became more difficult after the revolution and removal of Mubarak. But returning to the security state is precisely the wrong answer."
American politicians and pundits know almost nothing about Egypt but were quick to endorse the military coup against Morsi. The reason is Islamophobia: the biased U.S. presumption that Morsi's fall is simply the result of Islamist authoritarianism. The truth is a little more complicated.
Being Egypt's first freely elected President and overturned by its own Army just a year later will not instill confidence in the International Community for future Syrian political initiatives
CAIRO, July 8 (Reuters) - Egyptian liberal politician Mohamed ElBaradei said the country was in "dire need" of reconciliation
Badr resisted any suggestion that Tamarud should call on its followers to leave the streets and go home, saying their mobilisation
Should the U.S. military have overthrown Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon for their misguided war in Vietnam? Or overthrown George
The people we met in Egypt, expressing their most heartfelt desires to strangers, want to work side-by-side with all of their fellow Egyptians in a nation that has always been a leader in the Arab world. They want to work. They want a chance to prosper. They want a future for their children.
The latest tide of protest that has swept Morsi away has also brought ElBaradei, who founded the liberal Dustour (Constitution
In light of the recent unrest, it's increasingly difficult to overlook the illiberal currents at work in Egypt's constitutional process. In the past, I have been very optimistic about the future of Egypt's revolution. But now Morsi has to prove himself worthy of that trust.
Thousands of Egyptians gathered at Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday to celebrate the first anniversary of the country's
It remains unclear whether Russia - which together with China vetoed a European-drafted resolution in October that condemned
The current political situation in Egypt is a complex weave of shifting alliances, jostling for power, democratic aspirations, and fear -- fear of losing long-held privileges, of skeletons in closets, and of what tomorrow could bring.