The West's fearful stereotypes of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood are based on myth and misunderstanding. Today's Muslim Brotherhood rejects violence and must be a full partner in the process of change – and it will be, if a minimally democratic state can be established in Egypt.
02/08/2011 12:47 pm
US says it holds the door open for Sudan to be removed from the list of state sponsors of terrorism if it meets its 'obligations,' including recognition of an independent South Sudan.
02/07/2011 08:06 pm
Egypt has counted on North Korea for military aid. The biggest mobile phone company in the Middle East is also one of North Korea's largest investors.
02/07/2011 10:16 am
America's policy in the Middle East – blind interventionist support for regimes on behalf of myopic 'American interests' – fueled the unrest now boiling over across the region. Washington must now learn to work with the moderate opposition groups arising, including Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.
02/04/2011 03:54 pm
Egypt's new Vice President Omar Suleiman took to state TV Thursday night to make a play for Mubarak to hang on until presidential elections in September.
02/03/2011 06:23 pm
Using Facebook a group has tried to organize a street protest for Friday. The Syrian government appears confident, however, that it can survive the current tumult in the Middle East by clamping down on dissent.
02/03/2011 03:57 pm
Turkey has raised its voice for Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak to step aside, as it tries to burnish its credentials as the region’s 'model' democratic, modern, and Islam-leaning state.
02/03/2011 12:23 pm
Those who said that "winds of change" were blowing through the Middle East were right. The past few weeks have seen a series of political shifts in response to widespread discontent and popular opposition that once went unacknowledged. On Friday, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak ceded to protesters in Cairo and stepped down. As Egyptians' cries, first of anger and now of jubilation, beam into living rooms throughout the Middle East, here is a look at where those "winds of change" are taking us. (Editor's note: This is an updated version of a story that originally ran on Feb. 2)
02/02/2011 01:23 pm
Protesters in Egypt demand they be treated with dignity -- given a real voice in a real democracy. Mubarak's plans to stay in power until elections months from now is an insult to the Egyptian people, as is today's return to state-sponsored violence. Mubarak must resign immediately.
02/02/2011 12:22 pm
Three Qataris, aided by a man from California, conducted surveillance of future terrorist attack sites in the weeks before 9/11, according to a newly released US diplomatic cable from WikiLeaks.
02/02/2011 09:24 am