Arab Spring

Columnists
Jun 17, 2014

What happened to the Arab Spring?

After the departure of a few tyrants, did real change come to Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen or Iraq? Despite claims to democracy, it seems the West prefers security and stability in the Arab world.
News
Sep 10, 2013

Egypt's military coup: A new age of dictatorship

Shereen Ginena
The military's actions have dealt a serious blow to Egypt's democratic transformation since Mubarak. It is clear that Egypt's military dictator, General El-Sisi, and his junta are at the helm.
News
Sep 4, 2013

Revolution? On Egypt, Syria and the Arab Spring

Tariq Ali
The idea that Saudia, Qatar, Turkey backed by NATO are going to create a revolutionary democratic or even a democrat set-up is challenged by what is happening elsewhere in the Arab world.
News
Aug 22, 2013
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Why the coup in Egypt must be defeated

Ehab Lotayef
Without defeating the coup, Egypt faces a bleak future -- quite a contrast to the bright future we imagined in February of 2011.
News
Aug 21, 2013

Egypt: The liberals' slaughterhouse

Tom Hayden
The generals clearly used the liberals -- and a mass popular base of frustration -- while planning to proceed with the slaughter.

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