Egyptian Military Scuttles the Revolution

by Emile Nakhleh via IPS News The revolutionary aspirations for justice, dignity and hope that Egypt’s young people brought to the world in January 2011 were crushed Wednesday by the military’s bloody crackdown. Declaring a State of Emergency and putting… Continue Reading  

Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood and Democracy: A Sputtering Start

by Emile Nakhleh via IPS News The governing programme of Egyptian President Muhammad Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood has been disappointing. His commitment to genuine democracy has been faltering, and his efforts at inclusion and political tolerance have been wanting.… Continue Reading