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IMF Delays Egypt Loan Amid Deepening Crisis

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | World

CAIRO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A vital $4.8 billion International Monetary Fund loan to Egypt will be delayed until next month, its finance minister said...

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.

'The People Want The Overthrow Of The Marshall'

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

* Muslim Brotherhood wants coalition government * Activists plan general strike, civil disobedience * Military source sa...

The Movers Of Egypt's Revolution

Posted 01.25.2012 | World

Thousands of Egyptians gathered at Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday to celebrate the first anniversary of the country's revolution. On January 25, 2...

Hard Power Trumps Soft In U.S. Policy Towards Egypt

Cynthia P. Schneider | Posted 02.22.2012 | World
Cynthia P. Schneider

Until the U.S. backs up its words with actions, it will appear to Egyptians that it is choosing short-term security with the Supreme Council of armed Forces (SCAF) over long term support for human rights, civil society, and a just society.

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.

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Hedges Its Bets (Which Is Why It's Still on Top)

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

A deft move by the Muslim Brotherhood demonstrates exactly why the organization's party is poised to sweep the country's parliamentary elections, regardless of when they are held.

Egypt's Military Moves Up Date For Power Transfer

Posted 01.22.2012 | World

CAIRO - Egyptian politicians say the ruling military has moved up the date for transferring power to a civilian government to July 1, 2012. Abu al-...

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.