Posts Tagged ‘Muslim Brotherhood’

Weekly Roundup

From Kirsten Powers at The Daily Beast: The Muslim Brotherhood’s War on Coptic Christians. *** And from First Things: The Persecution of Egypt’s Christians. *** Doug Wilson has been engaged in some friendly sparring with Carl Trueman over the issues of “Transformationalism” and “Christian...
August 23rd, 2013 | Other | Read More

Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak is gone: Long Live the Muslim Brotherhood?

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down this morning, and there’s no way to know what will happen next. While one should, on principle, welcome the departure of a tyrant, the fact is the Egyptian people might very well become less free now that Mubarak is gone. That’s because—as anyone who...
February 11th, 2011 | Culture, Foreign Affairs, Global War on Terrorism, Human Rights, Other Religions, Politics, Religion, Religious Liberty, Social Justice | Read More

Egyptian Turmoil is Among the Least of Democracy’s Worries

The news from Egypt is different every hour, but right now it looks as if the Egyptian people may soon enjoy the democratic elections they have so firmly demanded. (Either that, or a messy military-led coup.) But would elections do them any good? It’s hard to know. Freedom and democracy are devoutly...
February 10th, 2011 | Culture, Foreign Affairs, Global War on Terrorism, Human Rights, Other Religions, Politics | Read More

Malaysia, Myanmar, and Hillary Clinton

EO has been quiet lately, but our editors surely haven’t.  Here’s one of my latest, from the New Ledger: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is in Australia this week, speaking on social justice, democracy, and his own legal woes.  He has also addressed the recent release of Aung...
November 22nd, 2010 | Blogging, Culture, Foreign Affairs, Global War on Terrorism, Human Rights, Media, Other, Other Religions, Politics, Religion, Social Justice | Read More