From: Verveer, Melanne S Date: 2009-09-19 08:22 She asked Clinton in the message if she would accept an award for women who
"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."
Are we to condemn ElBaradei for this apparent hypocrisy, or commend him for his altruism in becoming involved in a process for the greater good of the country that he would otherwise reject?
After the second wave of the Egyptian revolution, the interim declaration should have clearly spelled out the ultimate vision for the new Egypt: A country based on humanity, equality, justice, and freedom for all.
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
Embarrassingly, our law professor president refuses to label the arrest of Egypt's freely elected president by the military a coup because that would trigger an end to the $1.5 billion in U.S. aid as a matter of law.
CAIRO, July 8 (Reuters) - Egyptian liberal politician Mohamed ElBaradei said the country was in "dire need" of reconciliation
"No one did what we did," he said. "Most groups held conferences or at most a protest in downtown Cairo, but we toured the
Should the U.S. military have overthrown Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon for their misguided war in Vietnam? Or overthrown George