RANIA AL MALKY: A year on bitterness has given way to gratitude. Had the elections not been so rigged, the uprising might have never have happened.
LUCY EMMERSON: By Egyptian standards, the chaos has been moderate. Today marks a good start to a process due to unfold over the next three months.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Real change in Egypt needs to happen. It is not clear who, if anyone, can take on the vested interests to deliver it.
JAMES M. DORSEY: The calm with which Egyptians accepted defeat, contrasts starkly with riots that erupted on two continents in late 2009 when Algeria stopped Egypt making it to the 2010 World Cup.