An EgyptAir jetliner with 66 on board disappeared from radar just before beginning its decent into Cairo.
Confirming speculation that had already been all but confirmed, we now know that it was a bomb that brought down a Russian passenger jet on October 31st.
American intelligence officials are saying that a Russian passenger jet that went down over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula was most likely brought down by a bomb.
Well, so much for that “people’s revolt” that brought down a military dictator.
An effort yesterday to bring about a cease fire in Gaza came to naught when Hamas rejected the proposal.
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is a name we’re likely to be seeing in the news for some time to come.
Could economic chaos bring Egyptians back out into the streets?
Nearly six months later, it’s hard to find any good in the July military coup in Egypt.
The U.S. sends a mostly weak signal to the Egyptian military.
Andrew Bacevich argues, persuasively, that “absence of leverage does not preclude options” with respect to Egypt.
Not surprisingly, the United States is not going to place aid to Egypt’s military in legal jeopardy by calling this month’s events a coup.
Certain aspects of Egyptian civic life have improved rapidly in the wake of the military coup, raising at least some questions about the events leading up to it.
The events of the last week in Egypt raise a whole host of questions.
Yesterday’s coup in Egypt, a day before we celebrate our own independence, reminds us of something else worth celebrating.