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A new article appearing in the journal International Studies argues that the fundamental cause of the Egyptian uprisings was not anger at the regimes undemocratic authoritarianism but rather the failure of the Mubarak regime to provide economic prosperity to the majority of the population. 738 more words
Egypt is living the reality of an optimistic tale gone wrong. Their revolution got stolen not once but twice from them – the first time in 2011 after the overthrow of Mubarak by the Military and the Muslim Brotherhood and the second time by the Military. 829 more words
Mubarak is back in a court:
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Mubarak told the court that the uprising had been “infiltrated” by Islamists, and blamed them and their “local and foreign supporters” for causing the outbreak of violence — part of a pattern of statements by him and former top officials to reshape the narrative of the uprising.
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“That the Interior Ministry was responsible for the bombing of the Saints church … *chuckle*… I’ll tell you when this claim came out… the bombing incident happened before the police academy festivities, New Year’s Eve… after New Year’s Eve, a rumour started circulating that the Interior Minister, through his Jama’aa al-Islamiya informant in Central Security, carried out the bombing because our Christian brethren’s demands were becoming too much and that we had done this whole thing in order to calm them down, shut them up a little bit… heh… … intelligence was received that those responsible for this incident was the (Palestinian) Army of Islam. 650 more words