Posts Tagged ‘Morsi’

Military leaders bringing Egypt into disrepute

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

It was in England that I heard for the first time of a football player being charged with bringing the game into disrepute. I was amused. From an outsider’s perspective the whole aim of rugby was to bring the game into disrepute. And the spectators seemed to relish its most disreputable features. I can now Read more

The post-revolution struggle for the Arab soul

Friday, December 7th, 2012

The rise of political Islam following the Arab Spring has many worried that the democratic achievements of the revolution could be lost. In Egypt and Tunisia alike, citizens are once again taking to the streets. But this time they are opposing Islamism. Does secularism still stand a chance? Egypt’s strongman was sitting in the first Read more