In a recent broadcast on a top-rated Egyptian TV show, viewers were told that Jews attack Egypt by, inter alia, manipulating the weather, causing earthquakes, and firing meteors from outer space. There is a sickness at the heart of a political culture that produces such twisted nonsense
The sham trial of former Egyptian dictator Mubarak has ended with his acquittal, despite the fact that he is obviously guilty of mass murder. Has fate condemned Egypt to permanent dictatorship or can democracy prevail?
Our "friends" such as the Egyptian coup leaders consistently fuel the anti-Western hatred that is central to the ISIS-style terror narrative. So in what sense are these governments our "friends"? We don't know what we're doing
Egypt's broken criminal justice system has confirmed death sentences on 183 political opponents and sentenced journalists to years in prison on trumped up charges. The trials were a joke, but the punishments are deadly serious
There is much evidence that Egypt, while far from becoming a Western-style democracy, is now on a better path -- certainly than under the Muslim Brotherhood. But in the New York Times, that reality doesn't fit the narrative
We've been sold another lie about the Middle East. This time it's the lie that the leaders of the coup in Egypt are our friends. They're not. They hate us, and use their media to propagate lies about us