Morsi Wins in Egypt, A Win for the Revolution

Supporters of Presidential candidate Morsi celebrate victory in Tahrir

By Mark LeVine In the 18 months since February 11, 2011, the military has squandered almost all of the goodwill that remained with the Egyptian people. True, some still support the military, either because they’re part of the economic elite, the bloated security system, or are tied to both through patronage networks. The plight of [Read More...]

Is Just About the Quran Burning? Why are Afghanis So Angry?

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By Omid Safi In the aftermath of the deaths of two NATO soldiers in the spiraling Afghan Qur’an burning demonstrations, the US is withdrawing soldiers from Kabul ministries.   Media personalities everywhere have reflected on the Qur’an burning disaster in Afghanistan, and we have now officially reached the absurd point where conservative pundits blame everything on [Read More...]


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