Egypt needs a proper roadmap to get through this crisis
The release from prison today of Hosni Mubarak, the former strongman whose downfall in 2011 was hailed as the start of the Arab Spring in Egypt, could be the moment at which the counter-revolution has prevailed. Thousands of lives lost, tens of…
Egyptians pay for democracy in blood
The violent deaths of hundreds and the injury of thousands of peaceful pro-democracy protesters in a few short hours yesterday is tragic. What is the more tragic is that it could have been avoided. In past weeks, foreign mediators and…
AUC Forum Panel – Islamists in Power: Challenges and Prospects
Panelist, Islamists in Power: Challenges and Prospects, AUC Forum 18 February 2013.
AUC Tahrir Dialogue – Understanding the Current Constitutional Crisis
Panelist, Understanding the Current Constitutional Crisis, AUC Tahrir Dialogue Panel Discussion 13 December 2012.
Emad Shahin Examines Muslim Brotherhood Ideology and Practices
Q&A exploring Brotherhood roots, ideas and rise to power in Egypt When and why was the Muslim Brotherhood founded?The Muslim Brotherhood was founded in 1928; it is one of the oldest social and political movements in the region. The historical…
Egypt’s Islamists rally in Tahrir against Suleiman
listen to ‘#Egypt's Islamists rally in #Tahrir against Suleiman. Analysis by Emad Shahin’ on Audioboo
Analysis of recent violence & protests
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A Need for Aid, With No Strings Attached
Egyptians ended a 30-year-long authoritarian regime that spawned mismanagement, corruption, inequality and poverty. The pro-democracy protests brought long-missed values of social justice, hard work and hope to the forefront. Yet, Egypt has been going through an uncertain and messy transition…