You've made your point, now be smart about it
As demonstrations continue in Egypt, it is time that the demonstrators realize just where they're going
Will 25 January, 2011, be a day of new beginnings in Egypt?
Yesterday's protests were extraordinary: Egyptians were able to express themselves but the country maintained security and public order. The message is clear, and ought to propel us into a new phase of indispensable reforms
A new and evolved generation
The young generation of Copts is destroying the old state-Church formula in a political evolution that may be necessary for the construction of a real civil society
Egypt: What next?
Egyptian planners should not get het up about developments in Tunisia, but should stick to the path of reform and development calmly undertaken
No Egyptians are guests in Egypt
Egypt has always been an open and tolerant society, never suffering from xenophobia, religious fanaticism or distinction of colour
Between blackmail and heroism
While Tunisian Mohamed Bouazizi is very much a hero deserving of his place in history, the copycats setting themselves on fire in Algeria in an effort to manipulate the system rightfully did not generate a following
The dilemma of the Arab state
Unlike Tunisia, Egypt has institutions capable of mobilising the people in the direction of change without being swept away by it
The unity of Egyptians knows no division
Despite contemporary disturbances on the surface, Egyptian unity is the product of the accumulated experience of millennia, and as such is inalienable
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