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Egypt: Five Months After Mubarak

It has been five months now since the historic evening where Mubarak stepped down. The revolution sent seismic waves through the Arab world and touched off unrest in Bahrain, Syria, Jordan, Yemen, Oman and even Saudi Arabia. Yet for the many young Egyptians who fought through tear gas, government thugs, bullets and mass arrests, change […]

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Politics

Egypt’s New World

Pop quiz hot shots: How many ex-Presidents has the United States had?  If you answered forty-three then you are correct. Forty-three times in less than three hundred years of existence, the United States has transferred power from one person to another. Cabinets have been reshuffled, all manner of employees have been hired or fired, and […]

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International Women's Issues

Revolutionary Notes

Many around the globe are wondering what is going on in the Middle East. There is a plethora of information, coming in from all sides, and there’s little way to make heads or tails of it. Who is Mubarak? Is Yemen involved? What’s the Jasmine Revolution? Well, fear not gentle reader, as I will guide […]