As in Tunisia, the long-ruling president is proving a liability to the power structure. He's going. But not quickly enough for protesters.
02/11/2011 08:50 am
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Twenty years ago, Seoul looked much like Cairo does today.
02/10/2011 01:36 pm
With Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appearing to be headed out of office, it’s likely he has thought about where he’d head next if he’s forced out of the country as well as the presidency. Ousted world leaders have a history of slipping away to other countries and living a life of relative anonymity and leisure in exile. If President Mubarak joins the ranks of those who fled their countries to live out the rest of their days elsewhere, where will he go? Some of his predecessors’ choices could give some guidance.
02/10/2011 12:48 pm
Egypt's street revolution represents a threat to the US and the capitalist system, some tea party icons say, while in the GOP establishment others see it as the spread of freedom to the Arab world.
02/09/2011 09:00 pm
President Obama is trying to balance transition and stability in Egypt, but events in Cairo may make that impossible.
02/09/2011 03:52 pm
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
The massive protests in Egypt and the Arab world aren't just about political grievances. Major societal and demographic factors are at play that won't go away with a new government. Understanding them is key to understanding the unrest and the progress that will hopefully come.
02/08/2011 12:12 pm
A Christian Science perspective.
02/08/2011 10:05 am
Tunisian Mohamed Bouazizi's desperate act of self-immolation triggered a shame in many Arabs that they hadn't done enough for their dignity and freedom, igniting protests for democracy. Under what conditions have such 'founding deaths' worked in other societies?
02/08/2011 09:43 am