Egypt’s generals have done what German generals should have done in 1933
The Obama administration is blinkered and naïve about the radical aims of the Muslim Brotherhood.
“I am worried about the future,” says Egyptian analyst
Egypt cannot survive without political reconciliation, but the possibility of this is looking increasingly remote.
Egypt on the brink
Has democracy been saved from a democratically-elected government? No one knows, says an Egyptian analyst.
Indifference to the fate of Middle East Christians has ancient roots
The Western media is using an centuries-old playbook in its treatment of Iraqi, Syrian and Egyptian Christians.
Will Egypt become a totalitarian state?
The Muslim Brotherhood wants to control all aspects of the state and personal life after consolidating its power.
Why the West got Egypt wrong
In both Egypt and Syria the hopes of the Arab Spring have faded, with the ideals of Western liberals coming a distant third.
Democracy in peril: Egypt’s handling of Coptic unrest
Formerly the heroes of Tahrir Square, the military are now being viewed differently.
Egypt’s forgotten Copts
Coptic Christians have been in Egypt for 2,000 years. Why is the Western media ignoring the peril they face?
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is not a benevolent society
Its links with radical Islamists and a history of supporting terror make Egypt’s largest opposition group a danger for peace in the Middle East.
An Arabian 1989?
Despite notable parallels to the fall of the iron Curtain, the path ahead for today's popular movements in the Middle East is more uncertain.
Israel has a lot to lose if the military loses its grip on Egypt. Maybe everything.
Egypt’s crisis in a global context
Whatever happens internally, a change of foreign policy would have profound effects on the way the world works.
Egypt: stirrings of Islamic radicalism?
With a regime change in sight, the attack on a Coptic church may signal Islamist ambitions.