Newsclick Production, December 12, 2012
Professor Aijaz Ahmad discusses with NewsClick on the unfolding events in Egypt. He feels President Morsi has overplayed his hand. The move at putting his decisions above the reach of judicial review smacks of dictatorship. Prof. Ahmad apprehends that if the current events continue for long, there is a danger of military intervention, probably with the collusion of Muslim Brotherhood
Newsclick Report, June 23, 2012
There are three components to the current crisis in Egypt. Right now, the most important, at least in public eye, is who will become the next president of Egypt?
Samir Amin, Newsclick, June 1, 2012
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, Nov. 28, 2011
Vijay Prashad, Counterpunch, June 18, 2011
Cleverly, the Washington establishment seeks to reorder events so that it can take credit for things it did not do and pass on the blame for things it did do. President Barack Obama not only wants to share the Arab Spring's glory but, with the Group of Eight (G8) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), wants to help shape its aftermath. On the other hand, Obama seeks to avert his eyes from the mess of Afghanistan and pay less heed to the desperate rants from President Hamid Karzai about the manufactured futility of his country.
Newsclick Production, May 07, 2011
Hani Serag, Egyptian democracy activist and part of Peoples Health Movement discusses with Newsclick the issues in Egypt after the removal of Hosni Mubarak as President.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, May 2, 2011
The trajectory of the democratic movement in the Arab world was never going to be straight line with clear goals and objectives. The Arab regimes are not homogeneous; they have medieval Islamist monarchies as in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states, secular but completely authoritarian regimes -- both western puppets like Mubarak to anti-west figures such as Bashir al-Assad. Gaddafi falls in a class by himself – originally anti-west but later made up with the west before being discarded and proclaimed an enemy once again.
Updates on the current situation in Egypt from Mamdouh Habashi, prominent left activist.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, February 15, 2011
Prabir Purkayastha analyses the toppling of the Mubarak government and its effect on Egypt and the rest of the Arab world.
Vijay Prashad, Newsclick, February 3, 2011
America presumes to know, and presumes to have a say equivalent to those of the millions who have thronged Egypt's squares, writes Vijay Prashad