The government prosecutor has ordered the arrest or 206 more Muslim Brotherhood leaders and activists. The new round of arrests began on 10 July for inciting violence in the clash on Monday.
A very wise and brilliant senior analyst was fond of pointing out to less experienced analysts that capitals often are big cities with large populations and many neighborhoods. Most of the city goes about normal business while one or more neighborhood experiences trouble for a time.
The international press is highly polarized over Mursi's replacement. It is very difficult to obtain factual reporting about the intensity, size and breadth of civil disturbances.
Let's hope that cooler head prevail, but the radical Muslim Brotherhood may not give up so easily having been forced out of power by the military.
The Army also has decapitated the Brotherhood, detaining many of its top leaders. The Brotherhood is likely to be outlawed again for suborning the constitutional order.
I contend that even the election of Barack Obama was a case of national Stockholm Syndrome.
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood's governing majority, is not actually crucifying the nation’s Christians. But they are nonetheless actively persecuting Coptic Christians who are said to be one-tenth of the population of the largest Arab country.
To understand the magnitude of what Egyptian columnist Khalid Muntasir has done, it helps to get a taste of what most Egyptian and Arab media are like.
More than 5,000 words into the New York Times Magazine report on everything ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., and his wife, Huma Abedin, want you to know about Weiner’s “sexting” scandal that led him to resign from Congress in 2011, reporter Jonathan Van Meter pauses the story.
Not only is The New York Times editorial page known for often being thin on facts, it is known for its cheerleading of the Obama administration—especially the administration’s shortsightedness regarding the Middle East.
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