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Lara Logan Released From Hospital

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE # 2: The New York Times and The Wrap both reported that President Obama called Lara Logan on Wednesday afternoon. The White House would not pro...

CBS: Lara Logan Suffered 'Brutal' Sexual Assault In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: Lara Logan is reportedly being released from the hospital on Wednesday. ORIGINAL POST: CBS News says correspondent Lara Logan "suffered a b...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arianna Huffington

In response to Mubarak stepping down, President Obama delivered a pitch perfect speech calling for "nothing less than genuine democracy," not just a government aligned with U.S. interests. There will be many foreign policy takeaways from Egypt, but here's an obvious one: invading a country, toppling its regime, destroying civil society, and then trying to put all the pieces back together with a ten-year occupation and a few trillion dollars turns out not to be the only way to increase the spread of democracy in the Middle East. Wired was more effective than warred. People can now connect to each other faster than any government can connect with its people. And while governments may be able to shut down the hardware, they can't shut off the social effects of digital networks. Any leader who doesn't understand this dynamic should book a room next to wherever Mubarak is heading.

Egypt: The King's Speech Where Everyone Is King

Charlie Firestone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Charlie Firestone

While the radio of the 1930's was the stammering George VI's proving ground, today we see new media amplifying the "king's speech" in Egypt. Except this time, the people are "king."

Rooting for Egypt

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kristen Breitweiser

Today's victory of the peaceful Egyptian protesters torpedoes the notion that the only effective means to an end in the Middle East must center on violence.

Egypt's Post-Mubarak Path

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

Some experts question the latest turn of events and the military's role going forward. While the army has tried to present itself as a neutral force so far in the protests, it has also been "calling the shots" during the arrests.

Why Mubarak Had to Go

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Herrington

Mubarak had to go to show anyone who might replace him that he can be brought down, too. With that message, the transition of power is more likely to produce a successor for whom the will of the people is foremost.

What's Next in Egypt: 'Mubarakism Without Mubarak'?

Neil Hicks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Neil Hicks

The Mubarak regime has relied on U.S. assistance to deny the Egyptian people basic freedoms again and again. If the U.S. government continues the status quo, it will be endorsing the same despotism that has brought us to this point of crisis.

Mubarak Won't Step Down But Passes Powers To Vice President

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's Hosni Mubarak refused to step down or leave the country and instead said he would hand his powers to his vice president Thursday, rem...

Mubarak Will 'Meet Protesters Demands'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's military announced on national television that it has stepped in to "safeguard the country" on Thursday and assured protesters th...

Freed Activist Energizes Egyptian Protests

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- A young leader of Egypt's anti-government protesters, newly released from detention, joined a massive crowd in Cairo's Tahrir Square for the ...

U.S. Won't Endorse Calls For Egypt's President To Step Down Now

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is urging Egyptian leaders to include more people in a national dialogue on reform but won't endorse demands fr...