JUAN COLE: Remember how Florida in 2000 hung on just a few hundred votes. Well, there are over 250,000 Arab-Americans in Florida. They can all tell when someone is prejudiced.
JUAN COLE: Could it be the ultimate double bluff? The woman who is charging that the U.S government is infiltrated by the MB could be an agent herself?
MANAR AMMAR, CGNEWS: The fear of a deeply divided Egypt is a real one but the first moves of the new President give grounds for cautious optimism
DANIEL M. VARISCO: Ali Wanis needn’t worry. If the example of U.S. Christian fundamentalists were to be replicated he may have a big career ahead.
COMMON GROUND NEWS: There is much discussion about the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafists but there is another significant power in Egypt
JAMES M. DORSEY: The success of the Jordanian Football Association is causing other sporting bodies to sit up and take notice.
JUAN COLE: Americans have given up too soon on the Arab Spring. They have bought into overly large generalizations, some of them purveyed by right wing American pundits…
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: The contribution of Muslims to all aspects of American life is immense. It’s time that this was celebrated.
RANDA EL TAHAWY, CGNEWS: Women across the political spectrum in Egypt are refusing to be sidelined or misrepresented.
RAMZY BAROUD: The authorities in every Arab country are expected to express solidarity with the plight of the Palestinians. Is it just nice noise?
ROB L. WAGNER: There’s no doubt that alarm bells were ringing in Washington with the news of Morsi’s election. It does, though, present an opportunity
JUAN COLE: The economic and social challenges facing Egypt today are immense. With the right approach, however, Muhammad Mursi can make real change happen
FRANCIS MATTHEW: Mursi’s victory in Egypt’s presidential elections means that the governments of the GCC are in a position of having to work with a Muslim Brother.
SULTAN AL QASSEMI: There are two major concerns with the Muslim Brotherhood for the UAE: The most important is its relations with an offshoot network operating illegally in the country.
VIDEO, AL JAZEERA: The Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi has officially won Egypt’s presidential election and will be the country’s next president. Not everyone is happy.
JUAN COLE: One problem for Mursi is mollifying the Egyptians who are terrified of him, fearing he wants to turn their fun-loving country into a grim Saudi Arabia.
JUAN COLE: You find it hard to escape the conclusion that the SCAF aren’t being very bright, and are unaware of how perilous their path is.
JUAN COLE: There seems to be no rational explanation why SCAF has moved now against parliament. That leaves only the irrational.