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Egypt – a Pendulum of Chaos

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

10. July 2013

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Egypt – a Pendulum of Chaos

What is happening in Egypt? Is the overthrow of the country’s Islamist president a symbol of American failure? Will the military’s rise to power, followed by a new, perhaps secular government, help to normalize the situation? When Mubarak was toppled, the military made no move to intervene.  And this was despite the fact that as […]

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Egypt: Ominous Perils of Civil War

By Muhammad IRFAN (Pakistan)

10. July 2013

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Egypt: Ominous Perils of Civil War

Ex-Egyptian President Muhammad Morsi is overthrown on July 3, 2013 when Egyptian army managed a military coup against the firstly elected head of state, causing a grave blow to the democratic norms and spirit. Prior to the condemnable situation, Morsi won 51.7 % vote against Shafique Ahmed’s 48.3% through which he was declared on June […]

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Does Morsi’s fate foreshadow that of the Muslim Brotherhood?

by Thierry MEYSSAN (France)

9. July 2013

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Does Morsi’s fate foreshadow that of the Muslim Brotherhood?

After five days of giant protests demanding the resignation of President Morsi, the Egyptian Army toppled him and appointed the head of the Constitutional Court as interim president pending new elections. To guage the importance of the event, it suffices to place it in within its own narrative. Political unrest seized a part of Africa […]

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America’s Plan B in Egypt: Bring Back the Old Regime

By Mahdi Darius NAZEMROAYA (Canada)

8. July 2013

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America’s Plan B in Egypt: Bring Back the Old Regime

The road that has been taken in Egypt is a dangerous one. A military coup has taken place in Egypt while millions of Egyptians have cheered it on with little thought about what is replacing the Muslim Brotherhood and the ramifications it will have for their society. Many people in cheering crowds have treated the […]

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Egypt’s Turning Point

By Vladimir SIMONOV (Russia)

4. July 2013

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Egypt’s Turning Point

As predicted, the Egyptian army was unable to stay away from the fierce confrontation between the supporters of president Morsi and the opposition, demanding him to leave. The military presented Morsi with an ultimatum to leave the Office within 48 hours to execute the will of millions of people in the streets. The president’s office […]

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