Mubarak and Democracy

There was a time when President Hosni Mubarak had a strangle hold on Egyptian politics, almost choking the life from it. With mounting pressure from inside and outside of Egypt

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe

A Review of Ilan Pappe Ilan Pappe is an Israeli historian and senior lecturer at Haifa University. He’s also Academic Director of the Research Institute for Peace at Givat Haviva

Egypt’s crackdown on the MB

The Egyptian government continues to escalate its campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood. Over the last couple of months it has arrested a lot of suspected Brotherhood members, and Mubarak and NDP

Why Israel Dares not and U.S Will Not Strike Iran

Last month Iran broke United Nations seals on the uranium-enrichment facility at Natanz, triggering a diplomatic crisis that most believe almost certainly will lead to a standoff with United States,

The Rise of Political Islam

"Crusade" was one of the words that slipped from George Bush’s mouth soon after the attacks of September 11, 2001. Just a few days later, he spoke of "this crusade,

Robert Fisk on Iraq & Palestine

The Failure of the U.S. Corporate Media to Challenge Authority Robert Fisk - chief Middle East correspondent of the London Independent - about Iraq, Palestinian and Israeli elections, the corporate

Mohammed El-Sayed Sae’ed: Egyptian Civil Society Under Fire*

Mohamed El Sayed Sae’ed, a political commentator and vice chairman of Al-Ahram Center for strategic studies, expected that the proposed constitutional amendments will impose more restrictions and pressures on the

Jail 6 MB Leaders Extended, 34 Students Released

The jail of six Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leaders, among the 40 MB leaders referred to a military court, was prolonged for 15 days pending trial.

Ghost Plane: The True Story of the CIA Torture Program

British journalist Stephen Grey helped expose the Bush administration’s secret CIA rendition flights. He joins us to talk about his new book, “Ghost Plane: The True Story of the CIA