Egypt: The October War and the War of the Republics

November 18, 2013

Egypt’s new status quo is a reaction to the very principles of the January 25 uprisings. On October 6, Egypt celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War with Israel — known to Egyptians as the October War — with an unprecedented level of popular emotional...

Memo to El-Baradei: You Can’t Eat Neoliberalism

August 02, 2013

Morsi’s failure to radically depart from Mubarak-era economic policy, contributed to his downfall. Shortly before riding into the vice-presidency of Egypt on the back of military tanks, Mohammed El-Baradei told the Foreign Policy (FP) magazine, “you can’t eat Sharia”...

Egypt’s Revolution Requires Us To Assume Responsibility

August 01, 2013

Egyptians must first learn to quit scapegoating and accept responsibility for their actions. If Egypt’s revolution is to ever move forward, the country must cultivate a different mentality than that of our past. When millions took to the streets on June 30, Egypt was given a second chance at...