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The need for moderate Egyptian citizens

The need for moderate Egyptian citizens

By Omar Etman, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Non-Muslim Brotherhood citizens of Egypt are in worse shape than they were before the revolution despite appearences of relative peace

Egyptian military as destructive as Brotherhood regime it replaced

Egyptian military as destructive as Brotherhood regime it replaced

March 24, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Five-hundred and twenty-nine supporters of the overthrown Muslim Brotherhood regime were sentenced to death in Egypt on Monday for the murder of a policeman, and for attacks on people and property. The trial lasted only two days, and the court’s decision seems to reflect the wide-scale crackdown on...

Egypt calling for el-Sisi to assume presidency

Egypt calling for el-Sisi to assume presidency

October 8, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Gamal Abdel Nasser is widely regarded, among Egyptians and historians alike, as the best president Egypt has ever had. Nasser was so loved that when he attempted to resign in 1967, his constituents wouldn’t allow it. An outpouring of public support coaxed him back into office. Now, 40 years after Egypt’s victory over Israel in the Yom Kippur War, revered Gen. Abd...

Diplomacy, not democracy, would be best for U.S. involvement in Egypt

Diplomacy, not democracy, would be best for U.S. involvement in Egypt

September 12, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In light of the ongoing tragedy in Syria, the world is reminded of the value of a properly functioning democracy, and more significantly, the inherent devastation that comes from not having one. Several hundred miles southwest of Syria, Egypt is undergoing a similar, albeit less violent, dilemma. I...