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Will the US Back Real Democracy in Egypt?

Eric Margolis | Posted 03.25.2012 | World
Eric Margolis

America's cause is best serve by encouraging the Muslim Brotherhood and the development of real democracy in Egypt. Washington would be wise to press its allies in the military to quickly cede power to a responsible civilian government and relinquish the habit of governing.

Egypt the Day After

Scott MacLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott MacLeod

The Obama administration, and the rest of the world, must get used to the idea that there is a new Egypt and a new Middle East. The old order that was so comforting to Washington is over.

Egyptians Demonstrate After Alleged Election Fraud

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — Protesters set fire to cars, tires and two polling stations, clashing with police firing tear gas in riots that erupted arou...

Media Muzzled for Egyptian Elections, but Blogosphere Thrives

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

The government may have shut down religious channels, limited live political broadcasts and used licensing requirements to silence texting services, but this hasn't halted the political discourse.

Egyptian Clampdown on Press Freedom Gaining Pace

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Noted, controversial media figures critical of the Egyptian regime are being sacked ahead of legislative elections in November.