Letter from Cairo: Arab Winter and Revolutionary Regrets

Letter from Cairo: Arab Winter and Revolutionary Regrets

New America Media, News Report, Andrew Lam, Posted: Dec 18, 2013

It’s a phrase you hear often in Egypt. “Before the revolution” things were bad but manageable. After the revolution, hope has turned to fragmentation and fear.


Video Shows Egypt Generals Plotting Media Gag


Al Jazeera , News Report, Staff, Posted: Oct 04, 2013

New footage released by activists shows army top brass discussing ways to tighten control over country's media.


Making More of US Aid to Egypt


Common Ground, Commentary, Ghassan Rubeiz, Posted: Aug 14, 2013

U.S. aid to Egypt could help return stability to the country, where protests have left more than 100 dead, given it's the right kind of aid.

La Opinión Calls for 'Cool-Headed' Diplomacy in Middle East


La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Sep 17, 2012

The wave of protests by Islamic demonstrators in front of U.S. Embassies reflects the volatility of the political climate in this part of the Middle East.


Obama’s Fleeting Cairo Moment


New America Media, Commentary, George Abraham, Posted: Sep 17, 2012

The killing of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens in Libya marked the nadir of a presidency that sought to rebuild U.S. ties to the Muslim world.


Arab American Media: Egyptian People Will Not Accept ‘Old Regime’


New America Media, Roundup, Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Jun 23, 2012

Egyptians are filling Tahrir Square again, this time protesting actions by the military. Here’s a roundup of reactions by the Arab media in the U.S.


Carnage in Syria: Not In Our Name


New America Media, Commentary, Behrouz Saba, Posted: Jun 06, 2012

Americans must stop being passive participants in a military-industrial empire that is reconstructing the globe for its own benefit.


Islam and the Egyptian Presidential Election


New America Media, News Report, Amr Emam, Posted: May 07, 2012

Two weeks before Egyptians elect a new president violence and clashes are breaking out and Islamists are fighting with desperation.


Sex, Drugs and Revolution -- Top Foreign Films That Didn't Make the Oscars


New America Media, Commentary, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Feb 17, 2012

From India's "The Dirty Picture" to China's "Love Is Not Blind," these films didn't make the Oscars list, but made waves in their home countries.


One Year On, Arab Pride and the Long Road Ahead


New America Media, News Report, Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Jan 25, 2012

January 25 marks the one-year anniversary of protests that toppled Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak and fueled a region wide uprising.

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