Mar 1

In Middle East & America, nothing left to fear but … freedom itself?



Posted 3 years, 1 month ago.

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Freedom also has its costs. That is precisely why we fear it. And the freedoms we have long honored – and that Egypt, Tunisia and other countries are now themselves seeking to embrace – is no different.



Feb 16

Egypt’s revolution and our own



Posted 3 years, 2 months ago.

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A movement organized by Egyptian young people on the Internet may resemble one organized more than 200 years ago by young Americans, with pamphlets and quill pens.



Feb 15

When constitutions fail: Egypt’s continuing conundrum



Posted 3 years, 2 months ago.

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When a constitution has been effectively suspended under Emergency Law for forty years, like Egypt’s has been, what power does it retain?