Worldview Archive: May, 2012

Syrian war spills over into Lebanon

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Bireh, Lebanon - In my column today I write about the spillover from the fighting in Syria that threatens to spark sectarian warfare in neighboring... Read more

When atrocities happen, Syrian Christians pay a price

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Zahle, Lebanon. The international community has condemned the massacre of dozens of women and children in Houla, Syria by pro- government... Read more

His job was to document people who died of torture

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Beirut, Lebanon - The Syrian government’s massacre of 49 children and 34 women in the town of Houla was only the latest crime against... Read more

What do the Tahrir Revolution youth want from a new president?

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When I interviewed young veterans of the January revolt in voter lines, and cafes, they all saw the vote as an extension of the revolution... Read more

Egypt's Copts are worried

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As Egyptians prepare to vote Wednesday and Thursday, one community that is especially nervous is the Coptic Christians. The Coptic Church... Read more

The voters of Imbaba reconsider

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Trying to figure out who will win the Egyptian election is a losing proposition, since the polls are contradictory and up to forty percent... Read more

The Muslim Brotherhood’s final rally

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I just attended the last campaign rally for Mohammed Morsi, the presidential candidate for the Muslim Brotherhood’s front party, Freedom... Read more

As the Egyptian election approaches no one can predict the results

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This is no doubt the first election in Egyptian history where no one knows what will be the outcome. As banners go up around Cairo, and candidates... Read more