JAMES M. DORSEY: Mr. Morsi’s response to this week’s killing of 16 Egyptian soldiers by militants has allowed him to position himself as the country’s co-commander-in-chief
JUAN COLE: There seems to be no rational explanation why SCAF has moved now against parliament. That leaves only the irrational.
RANIA AL MALKY: The stakes today with Omar Suleiman perhaps within days of succeeding Mubarak, are just as high as they were on January 25, 2011.
RANIA AL MALKY: Every drop of blood spilt in the struggle for democracy has taken away from SCAF’s legitimacy, turning more Egyptians against military rule.
RANIA AL MALKY: Guess what you fools, Farid El-Deeb told the court and Egyptians, Mubarak is still the president. This court can’t even try him.
MICHAEL J. TOTTEN: What exactly is the Muslim Brotherhood’s ‘game-plan’ for Egypt? One way of finding out is to talk to former loyalists…
STEVE ROYSTON: I can’t believe that anybody in Bahrain, except possibly those who would like to see the country purged by fire, wants the economy to suffer.
RAMZY BAROUD: The revolution has restored power to the people, an experience many of us will always remember with pride, and a few with fear.
AHMED MOOR, MONDOWEISS: Having been picked up in Tahrir Square and beaten up by the Mukhabarat last week Ahmed Moor returns and reports on the mood among protesters.
FARAH I. ABDEL SATER: One outstanding feature of the recent turmoil in Tunisia and now in Egypt is the prominent and active role of the region’s youth.
CROSSROADS ARABIA: The big question, of course, is ‘After Mubarak, what?’ I’m sure Mubarak feels, as did Louis XV, Après moi, le déluge.