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The New Egypt

The New Egypt : Opinion Brief
Egypt's Hosni Mubarak surrendered without a fight in February, and some worry a full prosecution of the former leader will discourage other dictators from stepping down.

Is prosecuting Mubarak a mistake?

Egypt's former president is being held accountable for the alleged crimes of his regime. Is that what's best for Egypt — and the world?

The New Egypt : Instant Guide
In his first statement since his February ouster, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says he is being unfairly attacked with corruption charges.

Will Mubarak ever face criminal charges?

Egyptian protesters demonstrate renewed anger about the lack of punishment for deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak

The New Egypt : Opinion Brief
Mohammed Badie, leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, speaks during a post-revolution celebration: The Muslim Brotherhood has emerged as a powerful force in Egyptian politics since the uprisings.

Has the Muslim Brotherhood hijacked Egypt's revolution?

Though it stayed on the sidelines during the protests that ousted Hosni Mubarak, the Islamist group is flexing its muscles now

The New Egypt : The Bullpen
Robert Shrum

Robert Shrum: Obama threaded the needle in Egypt

Judge the president's diplomacy by the results — not by the critics

The New Egypt : Forecast
Could 32-year Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh be the next Arab leader ousted by popular revolt?

Mubarak is gone: Who's next?

With once-entrenched dictators toppled in Egypt and Tunisia, the world is wondering if Middle East autocrats like Yemen's president will be next

The New Egypt : The Bullpen
Daniel Larison

Daniel Larison: The new Egypt looks a lot like the old one

Those in the United States and elsewhere who were hoping for fundamental democratic change need to readjust their expectations

The New Egypt : Winners and Losers
Egyptian demonstrators successfully deposed President Hosni Mubarak -- proving the "power of peaceful protest."

Post-Mubarak Egypt: Winners and losers

Egypt rejoiced after the ouster of its 30-year strongman, but his departure also leaves a void. Who benefits now that Mubarak is gone?

The New Egypt : Best Column
Egypt needs to trim back "the power and privileges of the military" in order to ensure a more "open and political system," says Ellis Goldberg in Foreign Affairs.

Military rule: The biggest threat to Egyptian democracy

The West is worried about the Muslim Brotherhood, but it should be just as concerned about Egypt's armed forces taking power, says Ellis Goldberg in Foreign Affairs

The New Egypt : Opinion Brief
Protesters have gathered in Egypt's central Liberation Square for a week straight while security measures increase and concerns over violence grow.

Will democracy win in Egypt?

Protesters demanding the ouster of Hosni Mubarak's regime continue to gain momentum. Is Egypt heading for Western-style elections — or more repression?

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