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Mohamed Khalil

Egypt is no longer great, and we can no longer whine when others hate us. We do not have that right. We lost and still are losing any form of goodwill we have in the region

Frank Jacobs

Wouldn’t it be ironic if Saudi Arabia, the nation that puts the “total” in teetotal, owed part of its external border to the inebriated scribblings of a British boozehound?

Hüseyin Avni Botsalı

Open Letter to the Egyptian people: The road ahead to a new democratic order may be bumpy, but the capacities of the Egyptian people are great and this is reason for optimism

Juan Cole

If there is anything that is already clear as we catch history on the run here, it is that the uprisings were spontaneous, indigenous, and centered on dissatisfied youth

Utz Claassen

Like its creation, the continuation of democracy needs courage: the courage for honesty, and the courage for truth

James Zogby

When the history of this seminal period is written it will be noted that the movements that launched it all were started by Arabs, who took steps to create their own futures

Gilles Kepel

Today, Arab civil society has dispelled its curse: It has moved on from “Either Ben Ali or Bin Laden” to “Neither Bin Laden nor Ben Ali.”

Sebnem Gumuscu

Islam and democracy have become compatible in Turkey under neoliberalism

Karim Noor

Mubarak’s regime took no heed of peoples’ sentiments and cooperated with Israel on every front; including the infamous gas deal. The shamelessness was unprecedented

Avi Shlaim

Israel has done nothing to promote democracy in the Arab world and, a great deal to undermine Palestinian democracy


There’s No Grey in Our Flag

 “In the land of all black and all white, shouting grey is blasphemy;” and there are 80 million shades of grey in Egypt. Continue Reading

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Editorial – The Nile

It’s simple really, if we don’t save the Nile, everything else we are debating, discussing, arguing about will be irrelevant. Continue Reading

An open letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

I have the greatest respect and admiration for you. We can never forget that it was your courage and foresight that called for change and a transition...  Continue Reading

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Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahems are stand-alone cartoons interspersed throughout the paper that humorously raise a specific question or point out an apparent contradiction,...  Continue Reading

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Removing the word "civil" from the Constitution will result in
 A military state
 A theocratic (religious) state
 A civil state
 Don''t care
Do you support holding football matches with fans attending?
 Don''t care
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