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Egyptian Presidential Election

Allen West Rails Against 'Radical Islamic Nightmare'

Politico | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

Tea party favorite Rep. Allen West decried the Egyptian presidential election results as proof that the Arab Spring is a “radical Islamic nightmare....

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, last year's Arab Spring blossomed into the first Egyptian presidential election since the fall of Mubarak; private space travel hit the stratosphere, with SpaceX's Dragon capsule's arrival at the International Space Station; the Group of Eight agreed that focusing on harsh austerity instead of growth isn't working but then couldn't agree on a suitable approach -- pushing Greece ever closer to leaving the euro zone; Colin Powell mocked Mitt Romney's assessment of Russia as America's "number one geopolitical foe;" and the Pope's butler scandal shocked the world with the revelation that... the Pope has a butler. Finally, this Memorial Day weekend, be sure to check out this slideshow on ways to honor America's vets and military families.

Egyptian Voters Flex Their Cheops

Kate Seelye | Posted 07.22.2012 | World
Kate Seelye

Curiously, the next leader of Egypt will have to start this process not knowing what powers the presidency actually has in relation to the parliament or the armed forces.

Will This Woman Be Egypt's First Female President?

New York Times | ABDALLA F. HASSAN | Posted 08.17.2011 | World

CAIRO -- On May 25, 2005, in a nearly empty polling station, Bothaina Kamel cast her vote on the referendum to amend the Egyptian Constitution to allo...