Arab world: Has the penny finally dropped?

Is the UK’s decision to order a review of the Muslim Brotherhood a sign the West is beginning to see the organization’s true motives?

Since the start of the ill-named “Arab Spring,” the Muslim Brotherhood has been very much in the news.
Coming to power through democratic elections in Egypt and Tunisia, they were toppled within a short time by the people, who discovered their true intentions. Read more of this post


Fear in Egypt: A gloomy sunset on the Nile

The largest Arab country has become a source of fear: For itself, its neighbors, even more distant countries. Dizzied by rallies, a coup, and agitation for civil war, Egypt craves leaders of a kind it hasn’t had since antiquity.

Shaken by the unfamiliar rhetoric, gunshots, and bloodstains of civil war, Egypt is searching its soul – in vain. Once a symbol of stability, prosperity and tolerance, the largest Arab country has now become a source of fear: Fear for Egypt, for its neighbors, even for more distant countries as well. Read more of this post