Stopping the violence comes first. Realizing that democracies can take decades to emerge should be a cause for hope.
A return to long-term military management of politics has a certain charm for Egypt's generals. Here's why.
The US secretary of State initially hailed Egypt's military as 'restorers of democracy,' but after more than 500 were killed in Cairo yesterday, he is changing his tune.
The Egyptian military's violent dispersal of a Muslim Brotherhood protest camp in Cairo overnight left scores dead and has set the stage for a bloodier period in Egypt.
After days of warning, Egypt's interim government finally moved to clear protest camps filled with supporters of the deposed president.
It's unlikely that the little-known jihadi group could launch a rocket attack on a heavily fortified Israeli town, but that won't stop them from claiming it.