Washington's actions belie John Kerry's words about Egypt's strongman. more

Jun 27, 2014 8:13 PM Op-Eds 2 Comments

The Egyptian election has shown the divide within the country [and] former army chief Al-Sisi is expected to win. more

May 28, 2014 3:16 PM Dispatches

Since tens of millions of Egyptians took to the streets on June 30, raising red cards to President Mohamed Morsi and demanding he exit the political stage, the situation has gotten more difficult.Angry pro-Morsi militants have launched violent at... more

Jul 10, 2013 11:03 PM Dispatches

It's been inspiring to see millions upon millions of Egyptians take to the streets to change their government.But put me down in the skeptic's column.Because I don't care for coups, and face it, that's what this one was.The U.S. government doesn'... more

Jul 5, 2013 5:03 PM Magazine

"Congratulations, Egypt has returned to us," Egyptians cheered shortly after the country's armed forces overthrew the Muslim Brotherhood regime and ousted President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday. A sense of relief and joy was visible nationwide as m... more

Jul 5, 2013 1:28 PM Dispatches

When an estimated 33 million people took to the streets of Egypt on Sunday, violence was expected to erupt en masse.Instead of a day of frustration and anger, it quickly turned into a day of happiness and hope, with Egyptians coming together in w... more

Jul 2, 2013 8:38 PM Dispatches

Bassem Youssef, dubbed the "Jon Stewart" of Egypt, is responding to the recent controversy over his satire by telling people to lighten up.Youssef told The Progressive that the future of Egypt will depend on people maintaining their sense of humo... more

Apr 9, 2013 7:29 PM Dispatches

One year into its amazing revolution, Egypt is still in crisis. Despite overthrowing Hosni Mubarak, their dictator of 30 years, Egyptians continue to be ruled by military men with iron fists. more

Feb 11, 2012 3:02 PM Op-Eds

Why more women are breaking the fear barrier. more

Dec 12, 2011 2:30 PM Magazine

"The military is just another face of Mubarak." more

Nov 30, 2011 4:16 PM Dispatches

Amitabh Pal reviews Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict , by Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan. more

Oct 2, 2011 1:50 PM Dispatches

Matthew Rothschild interviews Sharif Abdel Kouddous. more

May 9, 2011 4:41 PM Magazine

The successful Egyptian uprising demonstrates the ability of good ideas to travel across the world. more

Feb 17, 2011 2:55 PM Dispatches

Egypt's popular triumph over the regime of Hosni Mubarak may alter Cairo's foreign policy -- and Washington's -- for the better. more

Feb 15, 2011 6:51 PM Op-Eds

Whether we are on the streets of Cairo or spread across the globe, we know that real change for the Arab world can only come through a mass movement for equality and freedom not just across the Arab world, but also, for the entire world. more

Feb 13, 2011 4:37 PM Dispatches

After 18 days of demonstrations that saw millions of Egyptians take to the streets in demanding an end to 30 years of President Hosni Mubarak, they can now declare victory. more

Feb 12, 2011 3:46 PM Dispatches

Egypt is free. Mubarak has fled. The people have won. more

Feb 11, 2011 5:44 PM Dispatches

If the United States is going to talk the talk of freedom and democracy, then it has to walk the walk. Anything less is hypocritical. more

Feb 9, 2011 1:58 PM Op-Eds

President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are again showing that they're more concerned with maintaining an ally in Egypt, no matter how repressive, than honoring the wishes of the Egyptian people for democracy and self-determi... more

Feb 8, 2011 6:53 PM Op-Eds

A major factor behind the unrest in the Middle East is economic dissatisfaction. more

Feb 6, 2011 5:38 PM Dispatches