Tag: Egypt

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 […]

Obama, Morsi, Plunge Middle East Into Chaos

This week, President Obama announced that US “intelligence estimates” conclusively prove Syria has been using chemical weapons. The US will now supply weapons and ammunition to Syrian rebels, the Washington Post says are, not just al-Qaeda “affiliates” but working to destabilize and “Balkanize” Iraq as well, “In an audio message […]

Egypt’s Brothers Stage Pre-Emptive Coup

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi has done the unthinkable – asserting civilian supremacy over the military. This was an act that was supposed to be way beyond the capacity of the Muslim Brotherhood for quite a while. Something precipitated it. Six decades of Egypt’s political history have been punctuated. But this […]

Egypt After «Revolution of January 25»

The first round of parliamentary elections in Egypt has been completed. The elections to the Egyptian parliament (the lower house or People’s Assembly and the upper house or the Shura Council – the Senate) are held in three rounds. First round: from November 28 till December 5, second round: from […]

The West and Syria

Unlike other Arab leaders confronted to a protest movement such as former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak or Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad launched a wide political reform program coupled with a reasonable timetable extending until the end of 2011 at the most. This change which was initiated […]

Egypt Leaving an Epoch Behind

Dmitry Sedov (Russia) The Anglo-Saxon globalization ran into a major roadblock: at the moment the Egyptian regime which the West has propped up for decades is on the verge of collapse. Even if Mubarak’s nominee Omar Suleiman manages to cling on, the global centers of power will have to face […]