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Would Naguib Mahfouz Oppose the Military Coup in Egypt?

Alparslan Akkuş | Posted 09.23.2013 | World
Alparslan Akkuş

As a citizen of a country that had to live through five coup d'états and military memorandums in last five decades, I advise my Egyptian friends to beware of any type of military rule. A day will come when a new generation of writers grown up on Naguib Mahfouz's books will tell the story of today's coup.

Nasser's Ghost: Time for Washington to Break the Stalemate in Egypt

Geoffrey Wawro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Geoffrey Wawro

It is imperative that President Obama recognize the link between past and present, as well as the sterility of Egyptian politics as run by the security services. With Mubarak digging in, it is time for the White House to get tough.

Revolution On The Nile Is 60 Years In The Making

Rhonda Roumani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rhonda Roumani

Maher Hathout is watching the protests taking place in Egypt today with an eerie mixture of nostalgia, hope, fear and déjà vu. 60 years ago, the scene was almost exactly the same.

Why We Approach the Durban II 'Anti-Racism' Conference with Trepidation

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Despite cosmetic changes to the Durban conference, there is every reason to believe we are in for yet another hate fest. Let's hope that this farce will not generate new tragedies.

Israel 30 Years Later: Searching For Peace With The Next Sadat

Jonathan Peled | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Peled

Today, Arab leaders interested in committing themselves to peace with Israel must not ignore one of Sadat's most overlooked accomplishments: understanding the need to secure support from the Israeli public.