Egypt

Cario Ironies: Same Cast of American Characters, Different Play

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The United States’ public position on Egypt is “flexible.” That in and of itself is not surprising, given the ambiguities surrounding the Cairo uprising. Share This

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The Middle East and the Multicultural Nightmare

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Obama’s Multiculturalism vs. Bush’s Freedom Let us be honest. Most of George Bush’s admirable support — as voiced in his 2005 inaugural address — for freedom abroad was de facto abandoned by 2006-7. Condoleeza Rice had championed Egyptian dissidents, but within a year that advocacy was dropped and we were back …

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Why the Egyptian Revolution Can Be the Best or Worst Thing to Happen

by Raymond Ibrahim NRO’s The Corner It is clear that the media and its host of analysts are split in two camps on the Egyptian revolution: one that sees it as a wonderful expression of “people-power” that, left alone, will naturally culminate into some sort of pluralistic democracy, and another that sees only the Muslim Brotherhood, …

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What’s the Matter with Egypt?

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media In the Stars or in Them? So what’s the matter with Egypt? The same thing that is the matter with most of the modern Middle East: in the post-industrial world, its hundreds of millions now are vicariously exposed to the affluence and freedom of the West via satellite television, …

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Egypt on the Brink: Bradley Reveals Instability in Modern Egypt

by Raymond Ibrahim Middle East Quarterly A review of Inside Egypt: The Land of the Pharaohs on the Brink of a Revolution by John R. Bradley (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). To the general reader, Inside Egypt is a good introduction to some of the problems rife in the most populous, Arabic-speaking country. From regime corruption and oppression, to …

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The Dangers of Democracy

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine The parliamentary elections that have begun in Egypt will impress only the most starry-eyed of democracy champions. Share This

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