Egypt: Mastering the art of revolution
- Rasha Sadek رشا صادق
Protests have continued at various flashpoints over the two years since the 25 January Revolution, suggesting that not enough has yet changed in Egypt, writes Rasha Sadek
TAHRIR: Cairo’s Tahrir Square has been the iconic home of the revolution ...
Egypt: Pressure that works
- Ahmed Morsy أحمد مرسي
Port Said’s residents have declared a campaign of disobedience. Ahmed Morsy visits the beleaguered city
On Sunday Port Said was brought to a standstill by the response to calls for a campaign of civil disobedience made by revolutionary movements ...
Egypt: The revolution, back in black
- Mark LeVine
The black bloc must provide Egyptians with a positive vision if they want their struggle to succeed.
The last time kids in black caused this much trouble in Egypt, it was Satan's fault. Well, at least that's what the Muslim Brotherhood and the Mubarak ...
Shock therapy and strategy of chaos: First building blocks toward understanding the murder of Chokri Belaïd in Tunisia
- Collectif Les déconstructeurs du virtuel
Tunisia and Egypt are undergoing parallel and similar regressions. Here are some of the features common to both countries:
1 - A virtual "revolution"
In both countries, things remained the same because everything changed: The dictators ...
"The period of instability in Egypt will continue": Mamdouh Habashi
- Rüdiger Göbel
Protests against President Mursi: If Muslim Brotherhood does not yield, they will become more and more brutal. Interview with Mamdouh Habashi.
Mamdouh Habashi is foreign policy spokesperson of the Egyptian Socialist Party
RG: The mass protests ...
Faute d'un consensus sur un réel processus de transition démocratique, l'Égypte risque de connaître des heures sombres durant l'année à venir
- Rabha Attaf رابحة عطاف
L'Égypte vit en effet actuellement la plus grave crise politique depuis la destitution de Moubarak. Par sa déclaration constitutionnelle du 22 novembre dernier lui accordant des pouvoirs élargis, le président Mohamed Morsi ...
Why the Anti-Mursi Protesters Are Right
- Ahmad Shokr أحمد شكر
Perusing US media coverage and analysis of the crisis in Egypt over the last two weeks has been quite disappointing. As the protests against the elected president Muhammad Mursi escalate, the main players in the struggle and the stakes involved are ...
Our man in Cairo
- David Ignatius
How did Washington become the best friend of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, even as President Mohamed Morsi was asserting dictatorial powers and his followers were beating up secular liberals in the streets of Cairo? It’s a question many Arabs ...
In Egypt: When Democracy is not an Option
- Esam Al-Amin عصام الامين
By the time President Muhammad Morsi issued his Constitutional Decree on November 22, the political battle lines in Egypt had been clearly drawn. One side, mostly comprised the forces of political Islam led by the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), ...
Egyptian undemocratic liberals
- Mohamad Hamas ElMasry محمد حماس المصري
To be a liberal is to be democratic. That’s a no-brainer.
In Egypt, as in American foreign policy, however, the situation is made complicated by obvious betrayals of democratic principles by many of those claiming liberalism as their political ...