Nov 24, 2011

Lack of leadership hobbles Egypt's revolution

The man who taught me to sacrifice my heart for Egypt is dead,” said Vivian Magdi, mourning her fiancé. Michael Mosad was killed in the Maspiro area Oct. 9, when an armored vehicle hit him during a protest called to condemn an attack on ...

Aug 10, 2011

Hosni Mubarak's last laugh?

August 3, 2011, will be remembered as a historic day in Egypt. Former President Hosni Mubarak was put on public trial, together with his two sons and his ex-interior minister, General Habib el-Adly. The repercussions for Egypt, indeed for the entire Arab world, will ...

May 17, 2011

Was killing him a mistake?

“He lived a hero, he died a martyr. . .if they killed one Osama, a thousand others will be born,” says a comment on a Facebook group called “We are all Osama bin Laden.” The group formed one hour after U.S. President Barack Obama’s ...

Mar 9, 2011

The Gadhafis: like father, like son

LONDON — “The enemy of yesterday is the friend of today . . . . [I]t was a real war, but those brothers are free men now.” Thus spoke Seif al-Islam Gadhafi in March 2010, referring to the leaders of the Libyan Islamic Fighting ...