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  • The government cracks down, and Egypt shrugs

    The government cracks down, and Egypt shrugs
    Egyptians say the mood is different now. Gone is the call of the revolution demanding justice for the brutal torture and killing of a young man and an end to the police abuse his case exemplified. In its place is a weary, national shrug toward brutal...
  • The trouble with political dynasties

    Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, announced this week that she was giving up her campaign to unseat an incumbent U.S. senator in her father's home state of Wyoming. Her campaign had angered many as she had sauntered from her...
  • Egypt instructs security forces to disperse Morsi supporters

    Egypt instructs security forces to disperse Morsi supporters
    CAIRO — In a showdown that could spark a fresh wave of violence, the Egyptian government announced Wednesday that security forces were preparing to disperse sit-ins by thousands of Islamist supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi. The...
  • 3 Egyptian activists get prison terms for protesting

    3 Egyptian activists get prison terms for protesting
    CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced three prominent activists to three-year prison terms and heavy fines, in what was seen as the latest worrying sign of the military-backed government's determination to suppress political dissent. The...
  • In Egypt, activist's death seen as embodiment of dashed hopes

    In Egypt, activist's death seen as embodiment of dashed hopes
    CAIRO -- To many of those who took part in Egypt’s 2011 revolution against Hosni Mubarak, the death of Bassem Mohsen epitomized that era’s dashed hopes. Mohsen, 25, was shot in the head last week during an anti-government protest in his...
  • In Egypt, activist's death is new blow to revolution

    In Egypt, activist's death is new blow to revolution
    CAIRO — To many of those who took part in Egypt's 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, the death of Bassem Mohsen epitomizes the revolution's dashed hopes. Mohsen, 25, was shot in the head last week during an antigovernment protest in his native...
  • Egypt's Coptic Christians feel vulnerable amid nation's upheaval

    Egypt's Coptic Christians feel vulnerable amid nation's upheaval
    KERDASA, Egypt — Three times a week without fail, the sound of ancient chants reverberates from the blackened walls of the Church of the Archangel Michael. Once aglow with precious icons and flickering candlelight, the Coptic church outside Cairo...
  • Bush's Middle East 'crusade' hasn't been very good for Christians

    Bush's Middle East 'crusade' hasn't been very good for Christians
    One of the saddest unintended consequences of the U.S. invasion of Iraq has been the progressive de-Christianization of the country, home to churches that trace their lineage to the earliest days of the religion. In reporting on Christmas Day bombings...
  • The American pill bug

    We all run across the pill bug in our gardens. At the first sign of danger, the tiny paranoid crustacean suddenly turns into a ball -- in hopes danger will have passed when he unrolls. That roly-poly bug can serve as a fair symbol of present-day U.S....
  • 'My Dinner with Assad' haunts John Kerry

    'My Dinner with Assad' haunts John Kerry
    Is Secretary of State John F. Kerry a hypocrite? That was the implication of a story in the British newspaper the Independent. Here’s the breathless lead: “Pictures have emerged showing the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry dining with...
  • 'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary

    'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary
    It's hard enough making one movie from the belly of a revolution. But two? "I'm not sure we would recommend doing it this way," Jehane Noujaim, director of the new Egyptian-uprising documentary, "The Square," says dryly. After filming anti-Hosni...
  • In the Arab world, U.S. is low on leverage

    In the Arab world, U.S. is low on leverage
    The "Arab Spring" may not have succeeded in bringing democracy to the Middle East. But it has provided powerful evidence of a different phenomenon: the illusion of U.S. influence over governments we once considered our clients. Take Egypt. Before 2011,...