Egypt: Morsi's trial adjourned until Feb. 1

Jan 8, 2014

Egypt: Morsi's trial adjourned until Feb. 1

The trial of Egypt’s former Islamist president on charges of inciting murder was adjourned Wednesday until next month, after bad weather prevented a helicopter flight from bringing Mohammed Morsi to court. The helicopter, which was to fly Morsi from a prison near the Mediterranean ...

Morsi: No stability in Egypt unless coup is reversed

Nov 13, 2013

Morsi: No stability in Egypt unless coup is reversed

Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi accused the military chief who deposed him of treason in a message from prison read by lawyers on Wednesday, saying the country cannot return to stability until the coup is reversed and those behind it are tried. The statement ...

Jul 16, 2013

Returning to Egypt's preferable state of tyranny

by George Will

Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi knows neither Thomas Jefferson’s advice that “great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities” nor the description of Martin Van Buren as a politician who “rowed to his object with muffled oars.” Having won just 52 percent of ...

Jul 16, 2013

What Egypt can learn from Iraq

by Meghan L. O'sullivan

While arguing over the merits of continuing U.S. aid to Egypt, commentators and analysts tend to agree on two main points. First, there is a general consensus on what President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood got wrong. Second, virtually all Western observers are ...