Revolution in Ukraine: a too far away spot for the average citizen?
We had a regime of criminals that tremendously robbed the state budget and the private sector as well with the help of all three branches of power. Ukraine is on the brink of default, the average salary is 200 EUR a month, but those in power became billionaires in just […]
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Egypt’s June 30: A Military Coup or a Revival of Dreams?
The events recently witnessed in Egypt have clearly stirred a huge wave of controversy on the international front. International political analysts and politicians are now divided in their views; while some perceive the ousting of president Morsi as a great achievement, others view it as a “military coup” and a […]
The Egyptian Revolution: A Love Affair Gone Wrong
Egypt’s revolution –glorious, as it may be – has ruined our chances for healthy relationships, in my honest opinion. Let me tell you why. During, and in the aftermath of the 25 January revolution which called for bread, freedom and social justice, and demanded the ouster of three-decade dictator Hosni […]
Morsi’s Seven Deadly Sins
Call it a coup, or a revolution, or even a coup-volution, but whatever you call it the truth is that on June 30th millions of Egyptians went onto the streets demonstrating against Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood rule. And that two days later the army could easily remove him from […]
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