The two-year anniversary of Egypt's revolution has not been a happy one. Anti-government protests have once again swept through the country, and as activists have begun to resort to violence, President Mohamed Morsi has chosen to respond in kind.
How would you feel if one of your courses tested your entrepreneurial skills abroad by requiring you to set up a business in one of the Middle Eastern or North African countries? Would you be up for the challenge?
Everyone, including President Obama, is re-imagining the Middle East, and maybe Israel can afford to do some of its own re-imagining as well as play to the trend. It can also save thousands of lives in the process.
The great dilemma facing Egypt today is not whether the Morsi government or democratic rule can long survive; it is whether Egypt itself can long survive.
A refusal by Egyptian security forces to police soccer matches spotlights differences between the interior and defense ministries at a time that President Mohammed Morsi is under mounting pressure to reform the country's law enforcement institutions.
If indeed the White House looked at events in the Middle East with a different view, a transition to stable societies that value fundamental rights would be much more likely. It's about time we took an honest look into the fact that Iraq, Afghanistan, Egypt, Libya and Tunisia are not good examples for democracies.
While riots, violence, and other domestic and civil disturbances frequently flare up in places like Mexico, Brazil, Greece, Korea, Thailand and many other popular international destinations, American travelers still flock to these hotspots to soak up their sun, tour their sites and spend hoards of money. While this trend may seem counterintuitive, it reflects the successful adoption and sponsorship of a more advanced and nuanced set of strategies and tactics to promote continued tourism to these destinations.
After three decades of frosty relations, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made a historic visit to Cairo on February 5, 2012, making him the only post-revolutionary Iranian leader to set foot in the Arab heartland.
Thousands of militant soccer fans, in an indication that emergency rule will not squash mass protests, blocked government buildings as part of a gener...
Though this matter is not at the heart of the country's current crisis, marked by rampant insecurity and economic statis, the ambiguities contained in the Constitution may cause serious problems in the future.
For an adventurous way to mark your engagement, explore the jungle from the back of Thailand's gentle giants with an elephant ride in Phuket.
What we are seeing now in Egypt's squares is much more than ordinary harassment by individual men. Sexual harassment has become a weapon of war against women.
As dynamics within Egypt's domestic politics continue to shift, a new paradigm for mutually recognized strategic interests between Cairo and Washington is urgently needed.
by Mary McGuire Senior Communications Manager and Mary Humphreys, Communications Intern A thick skin is a necessary prerequisite for every success...
The sound of four deaf men who decided they couldn't live their lives in silence any more, will ring louder in your ears than if they were shouting.
In light of the recent unrest, it's increasingly difficult to overlook the illiberal currents at work in Egypt's constitutional process. In the past, I have been very optimistic about the future of Egypt's revolution. But now Morsi has to prove himself worthy of that trust.