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Why a Post-Mubarak Egypt Matters to the U.S.

Sen. Bob Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sen. Bob Casey

Egyptians will face considerable challenges in the months and years to come as they work to perfect their democratic experiment. If asked, we should stand ready to help -- not in the name of charity, but in the name of U.S. interests.

The Obstacle To Religious Tolerance In Egypt

Asma Uddin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Asma Uddin

Copts and Baha'is in Egypt firmly hold that the violence and persecution they have faced is as much a result of government action as it is from extremist religious sentiment.

Walk Like an Egyptian

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

The unrest in Egypt is a microcosm of the sins of a global economy! Egyptians, tired of oppression, wealth disparity, and the indignities perpetrated...

Demonstrators Overthrow Al Jazeera

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

(Doha, Qatar) - In the latest twist to the wave of protests spreading across the Middle East, demonstrators have overthrown the Al Jazeera television ...

Zach Carter

Gambling On Hunger | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since July, the price of corn has jumped 62 percent. Wheat has climbed by two-thirds, and soybeans are 38 percent more expensive. For ma...

Democracies Dancing With the Devil

Dovid Efune | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dovid Efune

Backhanded handling with imposed leadership structures throughout the world may be a sad necessity for democracies; comprehensive agreements with concrete commitments including the ceding of land is downright irresponsibly dangerous.

Two Days in Tahrir Square

Mark Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Levine

Everyone started to weep; it didn't matter what country you were from. Suddenly this wasn't just Egypt's revolution, it was the world's. And as several people said to me, the revolution has just begun.

Mubarak Has 'Given Up,' Wants To Die At Resort: Saudi Official

Reuters | Alexander Dziadosz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Feb 16 - Egypt's ousted president has given up and wants to die in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh where he has been liv...

Mubarak, Harman Walk: Winograd Considers a Run

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcy Winograd

Into the void of ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak comes a challenge for the United States to become an honest broker for peace between Israel and Palestine, to abandon preemptive wars, and to forsake its role as arms merchant to torturers.

The (Sometimes) Incredible Power of Nonviolent Protest

Michael Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Schwartz

Memo to Obama: Since your intelligence people didn't tell you, let me fill you in on why, by simply staying in the streets, the Egyptian people were able to topple a tyrant with 30 years seniority, sweeping him into the dustbin of history.

Questions About the Egyptian Revolution

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

It is one thing to salute this Egyptian spring in winter, and to do so without reservation. But it is quite another to be the revolution's demanding witnesses, asking: what happens to a group in fusion that falls back into inertia?

Egypt: Why Is The United States Afraid Of Arab Democracy?

Ussama Makdisi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ussama Makdisi

Although they are a revolt against unpopular and illegitimate governments and the economic and political despair these governments have engendered, the mass protests are also a revolt against American foreign policy itself.

Don't Want to Rain on Your Cairo Parade, But the Army's Still in Charge

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Z. Chesnoff

Hello out there, all you people deliriously celebrating the victory of democracy in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Please take some advice from an old Mideast...

Being There: Kristof's Game Changing View from Egypt's Streets

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Lichtenstein

Proof there's hope. Nick Kristof walked the streets of Cairo for days, and writes of the needed paradigm shift in the attitudes of Americans regarding the Middle East.

Which Model for Egypt?

Elcin Poyrazlar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elcin Poyrazlar

Recently, quite a few opinions have been published on how the Turkish model is the one that will work best for Egypt. I could not disagree more.

The Egyptian Coup -- Isn't That Over Yet?

Mike Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Hegedus

Okay, Egypt has been liberated, now what? Whatever it is had better come quickly. You suppose it'll happen by Wednesday at the latest?

Egypt's Beauty

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Howard Steven Friedman


Egypt's Mobilization of the Last Minute

Jeffrey Winters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Winters

The Philippines, Indonesia, and Egypt have taught us that last minute mobilizations can achieve spectacular results. But they are no substitute for the long, difficult work of organizing grassroots movements.

Mubarak-Style Government Without Mubarak

Meedan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Several days after the resignation of former Mubarak, an important question remains. Has the military been part of the political games and failed to really hear the array of voices that have occupied Egypt's streets for nearly three weeks?

Elise Foley

Obama Proposes Cuts To Democracy-Promoting Programs Abroad, Despite GOP Rebukes Over Egypt | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Amid the tumultuous revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, Republicans have criticized President Barack Obama for failing to adequately suppo...

What Next for the U.S. in the Middle East?

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

The fall of Hosni Mubarak calls for a rethink of American strategy in the Middle East. Egypt has been the keystone of a set of interlocking policies on Palestine, on the suppression of Islamist movements, and on resisting Iranian influence.

Africa's Youths United Can Never be Defeated

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Mubarak, Irhal! A specter is haunting Africa and the Middle East - the specter of an awesome army of youths on the move, in revolt, marching for free...

An A-to-Z Political Primer

Al Eisele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

V is for Vice President Joe Biden, who's turning out to be the anti-Dick Cheney

Top Tweets on the Fall of Mubarak

Meedan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Meedan gives you a look at Arabic commentary on the dramatic departure of former Egyptian president Hosny Mubarak through the lens of Twitter, the med...

WATCH: Hosni Mubarak Thanks America On 'SNL'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Fred Armisen returned to Weekend Update as Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on last night's "SNL," and this time the joke was directed as much at the ...