Tagged: Egyptian Revolution
The liberal appropriation of the term "revolution" to describe everything from the events in Libya and Syria to the Green movement in Iran not only distorts social reality but also advances a dangerous narrative.
Since the military coup that toppled the country's elected Muslim Brotherhood government, the message of the many Egyptians we met last year resonates with even greater power.
The removal from office of President Mohammed Morsi portends great excitement but even greater threats to democracy.
Israeli denunciations of the "Arab Spring" are counterproductive because they only reinforce the perception that Israel supports dictatorial rule in the region.
Just because U.S. influence is decreased in Egypt doesn't mean, ergo, Iran's is increased.
The United States is losing patience with Egyptian government.
Tunisia is known for exporting olive oil and deglet nour dates but is pleased to add revolution as one of its principal items of export.
As we've watched the dramatic events in the Middle East, you would hardly know that we had a thing to do with them.
Revolutions of world-historic potential, such as we are presently witnessing in Egypt, only happen once in a generation.