Egypt’s Dirty War?

If the Egyptian military’s violence against its own citizens is unacceptable, President Obama has no choice but to take the only moral action that remains available to him: cut military aid to Egypt entirely. by Jon Lee Anderson The New Yorker When Salvador Allende, the democratically elected socialist President of...

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The Police Keep Firing; The Bodies Pile Up.

Robert Fisk The Independent/UK http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/the-police-keep-firing-the-bodies-pile-up-in-cairo-bloodbaths-are-now-a-daily-occurrence-8771529.html In Cairo, Bloodbaths Are Now a Daily Occurrence It was a disgrace, a most shameful chapter in Egyptian history. The police – some wearing black hoods – shot down into the crowds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters from the roof of Cairo’s Ramses Street police station...

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Carnage in Egypt

The vaunted American “democracy project” in the region is in tatters. Recently, where the United States has intervened -- Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya -- it hasn’t worked out so well.

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