Browsing Tag Egypt

So You Think You Understand Egypt?

Time for a reality check: David Frum (via Jeffrey Goldberg) worries — with good reason — that don’t understand Egypt as well as we think: 80 million people in the country. 17 million...

February 15, 2011 9:30 By :

Necessity: Mother of Al-Ahram Editor’s Reinvention

Mubarak’s biggest apologist in Egypt’s state-run media is busy proving that necessity is the mother of reinvention. But Omar Saraya still won’t save to save his cushy job as top-editor...

February 14, 2011 15:53 By :

Dear Egypt . . .

Dear Egypt, Congratulations on your new day. “People power” swept away Hosni Mubarak’s 30 years of autocracy and repression. You ousted the regime without jihad, without “martyrdom...

February 13, 2011 9:23 By :

Christian Science Monitor: When All Else Fails, Trust IDF Superiority

I hope a strong, vibrant democracy emerges in Egypt. But if not, well, just trust IDF superiority to blow the bad guys to smithereens. That’s the approach this Christian Science Monitor staff-ed...

February 9, 2011 14:33 By :

State-Controlled Media Deserting Mubarak

You know Mubarak’s in trouble when the chief editor of Al-Ahram — the major Egyptian daily better known obseqiously supporting the government — writes a front-page editorial supporting...

February 8, 2011 12:19 By :

HR Comment: Egypt Exposes Media Hypocrisy

The intense coverage of the uprising in Egypt has revealed a significant double standard in the media’s coverage of Israel.

February 7, 2011 16:52 By :

Israel and Egypt’s Unrest: Rounding Up the Reax

• Are Bibi/Fayyad economic policies insulating the West Bank from the Arab protests? Joel Mowbray sees a connection: The West Bank has among the quietest “streets” in the Arab world right now. No...

February 7, 2011 15:53 By :

Hari Spreads More Filth About Israel

Johann Hari, a writer for The Independent, should be a familiar name to HonestReporting subscribers. In his latest offering at the Huffington Post addressing the Egypt crisis, Hari once again demonstrates his visceral loathing of Israel.

February 6, 2011 16:58 By :

What Happened to 21st Century Statecraft?

Early in 2010, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made news when she formally embraced social media and Internet-based diplomacy in the battle for hearts and minds around the world. The informal policy,...

February 6, 2011 14:02 By :

Israel Eyes Cyberwar in Egypt and Yemen

An “organization of international hackers which calls itself “Anonymous” is taking credit for shutting down some Egyptian government web sites. The NY Times writes: Anonymous, a loosely...

February 3, 2011 11:35 By :