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Coup Or Agreement? New Generation In Egypt's Military Rises To Power

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

CAIRO -- With the surprising easy removal of Egypt's top brass, Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi tapped into discontent among the military's ...

The Torch of Misinformation Has Been Passed

David Uberti | Posted 09.23.2012 | World
David Uberti

As we've seen in thee U.S. the past decade, the party that wins the information war usually carries the day. But the SCAF's stranglehold on truth is leaving little room for Egyptians to pick their own winners and losers.

What You Need To Know About Egypt's New Government

Posted 06.28.2012 | World

In the wake of Egypt's historic presidential elections, the distribution of power in the country remains up in the air. Just who does what, exactly? ...

Egypt's Generals Eye Turkish Model Of Rule

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 06.27.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Now that Egypt has its first freely elected president, Egypt's powerful generals appear headed toward copying the Turkish model from decades ...

Egypt Waits For President

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan and Alastair Macdonald CAIRO, June 23 (Reuters) - Egyptians were waiting for a president on Saturday, the first they h...

Egyptian MP's Vow To Defy Military Council Decision

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO, June 18 (Reuters) - Members of Egypt's constituent assembly vowed to hold their first meeting at the pa...

Egyptian Presidential Candidate Sparks Outrage

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

CAIRO — Thousands of people took to the streets in cities across Egypt on Friday to demand that Ahmed Shafiq, a former senior official in Hosni ...

Beyond Tahrir: Public Opinion Post January 25

H.A. Hellyer | Posted 06.30.2012 | World
H.A. Hellyer

It has now been a year since the post-uprising period of the revolution began and the revolutionaries must take a good look at themselves. They do have an incredible amount to give to Egypt, but there are some lessons that must be learnt once and for all.

Egypt's Generals Roll The Dice With Washington Relations

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's ruling generals are playing a risky game of brinksmanship by cracking down on American nonprofit groups that promote democracy, ...

Does Egypt's Military Ruler Deserve A Thank-You Note?

Posted 01.24.2012 | World

Egypt's first free parliament in six decades gathered on Monday for what proved to be a turbulent opening session. Among the many important issues the...

On State Violence, the Cost of Escalation, and Egypt's Descent Into Chaos

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 02.22.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

The violence in and around Cairo's Tahrir Square between military police and an increasingly belligerent core of protestors, has been particularly ugly. U.S. policy makers must use their leverage and speak out.

What Do Egyptians Want?

Maria McFarland | Posted 02.07.2012 | World
Maria McFarland

The breakneck pace of developments in Egypt over the last few weeks would leave anyone reeling and confused about what Egyptians want.

Time for Tahrir 2.0

Sarah Leah Whitson | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Sarah Leah Whitson

Distressing signals from Egypt indicate it has veered off course from the freedom and democracy goals of Tahrir Square.

Egypt's State Media... Same Old, Same Old

Hoda Osman | Posted 09.26.2011 | World
Hoda Osman

Times have changed. The Egyptian people and the army are not one hand. In the past six months, there have been growing doubts about the intentions of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces.