Hard-hitting questions for Egypt’s Morsi

The Associated Press brings us the latest from Cairo: Islamists approved a draft constitution for Egypt early Friday without the participation of liberal and Christian members, seeking to pre-empt a court ruling that could dissolve their panel with a rushed, marathon vote that further inflames the clash between the opposition and President Mohammed Morsi. The [Read More...]

And for the Copts, the winner is … the winner is?

First things first: I would like to stress that, while I am a member of an Orthodox Christian parish with historic ties to Arab Christianity, I do not speak Arabic. That said, I would think that this language deficit would make me a highly unlikely candidate to cover a major news event in which the [Read More...]

Economist offers rare insights into Salafists

I have a friend who once worked for Time (actually, several people fit under that umbrella) who once made a very interesting observation about the state of foreign news in that newsweekly, which was once famous for its excellent, sweeping coverage of world affairs. This correspondent noted that for several years, as Time coverage of [Read More...]


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