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  • Why did the U.S. go to bat for Morsi?

    Why did the U.S. go to bat for Morsi?
    Mohamed Morsi holds a singular distinction. While president of Egypt, he was the world's only democratically elected leader to motivate more than 20 million of his people, one-quarter of the population, to sign a petition calling for his ouster....
  • Egypt's coup is a blow to democracy everywhere

    Egypt's coup is a blow to democracy everywhere
    The Sun editorial staff's response to the military coup against Egypt's democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi is to urge the generals return to country's back to civilian control quickly ("Egypt's revolution, Part II," July 4). Apparently, it...
  • What happens after Egypt's coup is none of our business

    What happens after Egypt's coup is none of our business
    I have just one question for the writer of the editorial about Egypt's military coup ("Egypt's revolution, Part II," July 4): Why is it any of our business what the generals or the public in Egypt do next? Holding generals to promises there is what gets...
  • Egypt's dilemma

    Nobody ever said Egypt's transition to democracy would be easy. But yesterday's violence in which dozens of supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi were killed and hundreds wounded by security forces outside the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo...
  • Childish behavior, deadly consequences

    Childish behavior, deadly consequences
    I was not aware of a film insulting to Islam until American embassies were attacked in Libya and Egypt. Thus, Muslim extremists managed, through the expedient of riot and rampage, to bring attention to the very thing they loathe, a thing which, but for...
  • Don't misplace blame for Middle Eastern mayhem

    Don't misplace blame for Middle Eastern mayhem
    An incendiary video about the prophet Muhammad, "Innocence of Muslims," was blamed for the mob attacks on our embassies in Libya and Egypt(and later, Yemen). In Libya, Ambassador Christopher Stevensand three other Americans were murdered. The video...
  • Moderate Muslims must stand up for their values

    Moderate Muslims must stand up for their values
    Today I am an angry Arab Muslim woman — outraged, as a person of conscience, over the attacks on American embassies and the murder of a talented diplomat who represented me. After the 2005 cartoon riots, no one should be surprised by Muslim...
  • Out with the generals

    Out with the generals
    Egypt's nascent democracy moved a step closer to political maturity over the weekend when President Mohamed Morsi unexpectedly forced the retirement of several senior generals on the military council that has ruled the country since the fall of former...
  • Maryland college student killed in Egypt during protest

    Maryland college student killed in Egypt during protest
    An American college student stabbed to death during a protest in Egypt was in the country to teach English to children and improve his Arabic, his family said. Andrew Pochter, 21, from Chevy Chase, Maryland, died after being stabbed in the chest on...
  • Leadership vacuum, not locusts, is Egypt's greatest plague

    Leadership vacuum, not locusts, is Egypt's greatest plague
    A plague of locusts swept through Egypt a few weeks ago, an estimated 30 million of the critters. Egyptian officials tried to downplay the phenomenon, hoping to quash any biblical analogies. They noted that locust swarms show up in the spring every...
  • Groundhog Day in Syria

    Groundhog Day in Syria
    In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
  • For Israel, it's different this time

    For Israel, it's different this time
    Until this year, the world would have been looking at the intensifying armed confrontation between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with a sense of deja vu all over again. But this is 2012, and the political map of the Middle East has changed...