Thursday, February 3, 2011

End game in Egypt

February 3, 2011

Despite the apparent hardening of Mubarak’s position today, his continuing as president of Egypt appears untenable, with the NY Times describing how the Obama administration is trying to grease the wheels for his exit. Interestingly, the proposal the administration is pushing would include a role for the Muslim Brotherhood in the new government. Nevertheless, as […]

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Being my Egyptian brother’s keeper?

February 3, 2011

Suddenly and now that it is obvious Mubarak is on his way out, Kirsten Powers decides to wake up to the menace that is the Muslim Brotherhood: As a liberal, I have a very hard time with the idea that I’m not supposed to care about a potential government that is oppressive to minorities and […]

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