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Farewell Friday: Tahrir Square Has Spoken

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Yet another Western-backed dictator is set to fall from grace. The Shah of Iran, Manuel Noriega, Saddam Hussein -- they all refused to concede defeat. And they all fell down. Hosni Mubarak will, too, if he doesn't review his history books.

White House, Egypt Officials Discuss Mubarak's Immediate Exit

AP | MATTHEW LEE and BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is in talks with top Egyptian officials about the possible immediate resignation of President Hosni Mubara...

We All Helped Suppress the Egyptians -- With Our Taxes. So How Do We Change?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Very few Westerners would praise a murderer and sell him weapons. Very few Westerners would beat up a poor person in order to get cheaper petrol. But our governments do this abroad all the time.

Another Iranian-Style Crackdown in Egypt? Another Tiananmen Square?

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Schlesinger

There seems little question that sinister, backstage efforts are being made now by the besieged Mubarak regime to thwart the citizen uprising in Egypt.

Don't Blame Me, I Voted Republican

Carine Fabius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carine Fabius

That was the wording on a sticker I saw plastered on the left rear bumper of a beat-up, faded canary-yellow Impala probably manufactured in 1965. On t...

Obama's Egypt #FAIL?

Leah McElrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leah McElrath

President Obama and his Administration appear to have made a familiar deal with the devil in response to the popular pro-democracy uprising in Egypt. ...

Egypt Journalists Roundup Continues As Violence Escalates

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - Protesters and government supporters fought in a second day of rock-throwing battles at a central Cairo square while more lawlessness spread a...

Journalists Targeted: U.S. Reporters 'Hunted,' Attacked And Detained Amid Violent Clash In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Reports continue to emerge that as Egyptian government loyalists and protesters take to the streets creating a war zone, American journalists in Cairo...

Mubarak Takes Flight

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Mr. President, it's time to leave for the airport." "Never happen. Not going to let him take a picture of my junk. As it is, that's all they're letting me take with me."

Egyptians Demonstrate Digital Citizenship

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

We in the West and those of us laying the foundational stones for this emerging concept of digital citizenship have much to learn from our Arab friends.

Zahi Hawass for Prime Minister

Robert Eisenman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Eisenman

Let Zahi Hawass now save his country. He is the only one with the international stature and reputation to do it. He will be able to accomplish this in Mubarak's last six months.

Waiting for the Obama Doctrine, Intervallum: The Revolutions in North Africa and Middle East

David Millar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Millar

Doctrines do matter: they shape, guide, inform and inspire our decisions, particularly in a crisis. And the events unfolding in Tunisia, Jordan, and especially Egypt drive this point home.

Egypt Exploded: An American in Cairo Ponders What Our Citizens Can Do for Theirs

Suzanne Skees | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Suzanne Skees

I arrive in Cairo just before last week's protests begin. Traveling with a group of 38 tourists we land unwittingly amidst the uprisings, and proceed to spend several days moving just ahead of the mounting danger.

Desperate Times, Deplorable Tactics: Why Mubarak Must Go Now

Nadine Farag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nadine Farag

Mubarak is holding on to the past, employing the same tactics he has used over his thirty-year rule to reign in his opposition. This time, however, he will not succeed. The Egyptian people have changed.

Key Senate Democrat: We Will Cut Off Aid If Mubarak Does Not Step Down

Alyson Krueger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, the body that ov...

WATCH: Stewart Rips Mubarak For Anderson Cooper Attack

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On Wednesday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart responded to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's announcement that he will not seek re-election, and gav...

Death on the Nile

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

As the full dimensions of the brutal crackdown in Cairo become evident, one naturally is inclined to accuse Barack Obama of cynicism and hypocrisy in how he has dealt with the situation there.

Egypt Army Moves In As Protesters Clash With Mubarak Supporters

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - Egyptian army tanks and soldiers cleared away pro-government rioters and deployed between them and protesters seeking the fall of President Ho...

Mubarak Must Go

Larry Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Larry Diamond

The bloodbath that is now unfolding in Egypt will inevitably radicalize many young Egyptians. Popular mobilization that was admirable in its pluralism and discipline will find it much harder to resist the impulse toward violence in response.

Egyptians Wonder: Where Is the U.S.?

Justine Ariel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Justine Ariel

As the situation in Egypt took a violent turn, more Egyptians are beginning to see the U.S. as not a political bystander, but as a nation that is more than willing to turn a blind eye.

Mubarak Cracks Down

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Danziger


ElBaradei: The Opportunity

Mary Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Wald

We have a chance to get on the right side of history on this one, by finding a way to throw some weight behind Mohamed ElBaradei. The Nobel Peace Prize winner in the middle of the crowd. With the megaphone.

Connected Arab Youth Are the Secret to Present Uprising

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Arab youth of today are connected and determined to take part in deciding their own future. Understanding them and giving them an opportunity to share in power is the only logical way to help find solutions.

The Trouble With Hosni

Will Stebbins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Will Stebbins

The regime has not given up on Mubarak, and is resolved to fight. The critical question continues to be whether the army will fire on demonstrators if so ordered.

Transitioning From Revolution to a New Egypt

Ahmed Zewail | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahmed Zewail

Clearly, it is time for fundamental change in Egypt, not just cosmetic alterations. There are several reasons for the current uprising which must be borne in mind in order to figure out where to go from here.