The removal from office of President Mohammed Morsi portends great excitement but even greater threats to democracy.
The New Internationalism newsletter focuses on the protests in the Middle East and marks the 30 year anniversary of the Sabra-Shatila massacre.
Demonstrators converging on the Egyptian Ministry of Defense were beaten back by armed forces and police.
Western media has been trying to take the Islam out of recent Arab uprisings.
Fear that governments will remain intact with only cosmetic changes are not unfounded.
Just because U.S. influence is decreased in Egypt doesn’t mean, ergo, Iran’s is increased.
A humble political scientist created the world’s most widely used strategies for toppling authoritarian regimes.
Why spill blood and spend billions with the ostensible goal of liberating Arabs only to now insist that Arabs not liberate themselves?
“Le Gabon n’est pas une monarchie,” read the banner of one Gabon protester.
Swarming: the upside of the herd mentality.
The disillusionment which fueled the 1990s civil war in Algeria simmers beneath the surface because little has changed.
Will al-Qaeda somehow find a way to turn the Middle-East protests to its advantage?
Should the United States keep its distance from developments in Egypt?
The United States is losing patience with Egyptian government.
The CIA-orchestrated coup that ousted democratically elected Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadeq is ingrained in the collective consciousness of the Middle East.