NASEEM TARAWNAH: I have my personal memories of that tumultuous time. But ‘The Square’ is a vision that all Arabs and non-Arabs should view.
JUAN COLE: Secret messages being transmitted via muppets on television ads? You couldn’t make it up.
JAMES DORSEY: They’re trying to maintain a balance but given the fact that the regime is increasingly painting them as Islamists how long can that last?
RAMZY BAROUD: in the words of Victor Hugo ‘to simplify is to be an idiot’ and when assessing the turmoil affecting the Middle East there is a lot of simplified commentary
MOHAMED EL SAYED, CGNEWS: Whatever your views about what has happened recently in Egypt it’s clear where we need to go from here.
RAMZY BAROUD: It’s a dismal, depressing conclusion to make following events over the past two weeks. But it’s clear what ‘democracy’ means for Egyptians
HANI SHURKALLAH, TABSIR: How could the people of Egypt support the parody of democracy that the Muslim Brotherhood had established?
JUAN COLE: The Muslim Brotherhood faces a choice. If they go one route it could lead Egypt into a period of profound and long-lasting devastation
JUAN COLE: President Morsi has no one to blame but himself. By imposing a ‘Brotherisation’ of Egyptian politics he has forced the opposition onto the streets.
JAMES M. DORSEY: Militant football fans are arguably Egypt’s largest civic group. They’re preparing to confront President Morsi as they previously did Mubarak
JUAN COLE: The Muslim Brotherhood’s history with the Egyptian judiciary is defining how they are working, or not, with them today.
JAMES M DORSEY: There appears to be a concerted plan by the Egyptian judiciary and security forces to confront militant football fans. It may, though, backfire.
VANESSA BASSIL, CGNEWS: Young Egyptian aren’t waiting for ‘top down’ change. They’re taking matters to improve their lives into their own hands