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Reza Pankhurst Shortly before riding into the vice-presidency of Egypt on the back of military tanks, Mohammad El-Baradei told Foreign Policy “You Can’t Eat Sharia” in a criticism of the policies (or apparent lack thereof) of [...]
Reza Pankhurst Part-time comedian Bassem Youssef is the kind of Egyptian that liberals in the West can relate to. He was feted in Western media as a cause celebre for freedom of speech after an arrest [...]
Muhammad Asim “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black” – Henry Ford The ouster of Mohamed Morsi as President of Egypt in a coup d’état by [...]
Adnan Khan In the land of Egypt, events have unravelled at breakneck speed over the last few days, catching most external observers off-guard. Anti-government protestors’ gathering in Cairo had led to a stand-off between the Muslim [...]
Ian Nisbet Often sitting in the West we have a highly distorted view of what actually is happening on the ground in the Middle East. Amidst all of the unrest of the past two days, most media [...]
Reza Pankhurst A piece in the Economist entitled “Dreaming of a Caliphate” investigates how some thinkers are struggling with the concept of Islamic rule in the “modern” age where it appears the only acceptable polity is that of [...]