These are the new scripts on the walls of Babylon: فليكن سقوط شارون سقوطاً للصهيونية What was created from lies, and nurtured by lies, must face the destiny of lies, too; Or did their God choose brain-dead mokeys unable to see beyond their sick ego's and their ugly noses ! [sic , Sharon !]

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Baheyya: Egypt Analysis and Whimsy: Debunking the myth that won't die

Baheyya: Egypt Analysis and Whimsy

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Debunking the myth that won't die

It is a standard truism that Egyptians are "apathetic," "politically stagnant," "quiescent" and all the other well-worn adjectives said to capture both Egyptian history and contemporary Egyptian politics. Such claims have acquired the status of self-evident truths, oh-so-wisely invoked to explain anything and everything about the Egyptians. So it's doubly entertaining to now see journalists and analysts tripping over themselves as they jettison the "stagnation" trope after current events have exposed it for what it is. One day, I'd like to hear how they explain the shift from "stagnation" to the social action we're seeing all around us. But right now, I'm more interested in going beyond conventional and/or suspect ideas to knowledgeable insights.  ... Read More


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