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Op-Ed review: Morsi’s speech and the meaning of rebellion

One columnist reviews Morsi speech, while the other explains why a rebellion is different from a revolution. Suleiman Shafiq It is time for the Muslim Brotherhood to leave Al-Watan Newspaper Columnist Suleiman Shafiq begins his article with an experience he had on the night of President Mohamed Morsi’s latest speech. “Morsi ended his speech. I …

Thoraia Abou Bakr

Morsi Challenged

Thousands fill squares across the country, and surround the presidential palace, joined in outcry against the Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohamed Morsi

Basil El-Dabh

Salvation Now

There isn’t a talk show or an article which does not attempt to take a stab at the current mesmerising state of Egyptian affairs. The guests are different, the writing styles are diverse but the burning question remains unchanged: “What is the solution to all of this?” This question on its own carries within it …

Dr Mohamed Fouad

Dr. H.A. Hellyer

Day of reckoning: 30 June or later

It feels like a day of reckoning for a reason, because it is one. As 30 June 2013 draws nearer, it does not feel at all like a repeat of 25 January 2011. Instead, it appears to be a repeat of 28 January 2011, combined with the protests of early December 2012 outside the presidential …

Dr H.A. Hellyer