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Tom Hayden : Egypt is the Liberals’ Slaughterhouse

Egyptian military chief Gen Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks to the people after the coup. Photo from AP. Image from The Telegraph. Post-coup Egypt:The liberals’ slaughterhouse The Egyptian coup, for now, marks a dead end for political Islam, and a vindication … Continue reading

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Jack A. Smith : What’s Up With the Egyptian Coup?

A man in Tahrir Square with his face painted in Egyptian colors. Image from CNN. Egypt’s coup:Progressive or regressive? It is ironic that the military — formerly loathed for upholding the dictatorship for decades, then further reviled during its controversial … Continue reading

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Harry Targ : Egypt, Popular Uprisings, and 21st Century Social Movements

Gamal Abdel Nasser emerged as a powerful charismatic figure in Middle East politics. Image from The Majalla. Egypt, popular uprisings, and complexityof 21st century social movements On one side are those who remember military coups supported by the United States … Continue reading

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Tom Hayden : Does Egyptian Coup Augur an Arab Winter?

Throngs in Cairo celebrate the military’s overthrow of Mohamed Morsi, July 3, 2013. Photo by Amr Nabil / AP. An Arab winter?The coup in Egypt If Morsi couldn’t create a new center, the reason might not have been because he … Continue reading

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