Tagged: Hosni Mubarak

The Middle East Domino Effect

The Middle East Domino Effect

The citizen’s revolt in Tunisia sparked a domino effect that has rippled across the Middle East. Students and workers across the region are now demanding democracy and transparency.

233 Killed in Libya Protests

233 Killed in Libya Protests

Libya Tuesday became the latest Middle Eastern country to undergo political turmoil since the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Muburak. Police and the military in the North African country killed at least 233 protesters.

Opinion: On Hippos and Cheetahs

Opinion: On Hippos and Cheetahs

Recent events in Egypt prove that Francis Fukuyama was right, and that the Beijing Consensus is dead. In the early 1990s, as the Soviet Union disintegrated and as one communist...

Egypt: President Mubarak Resigns

Egypt: President Mubarak Resigns

One day after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told protesters he would not leave his post as president, he announced he would resign the office. Mubarak transferred governmental powers to Vice President Omar Suleiman Thursday.