Assessing the country's revolution, four years later
There is almost nothing gained from a terror designation other than the public relations bounce and political cred with the tough-on-terror crowd.
Elected Islamists vs. military coup aside, Egypt is still looking for bread, freedom and social justice.
After a return of Mubarak-era elements and strong-arm tactics, revolutionaries have yet to articulate a clear vision of a functional, pluralistic government.
The Muslim Brotherhood, an intrusive state bureaucracy, and a dangerously deflated economy all endanger the country's newly-open media environment.
The Lebanese Shi'ite militant group, now blamed for a July attack on a busload of Israeli tourists in a resort city in Bulgaria, is once again striking far beyond its home country's borders.
The Muslim Brotherhood is inflexible and exclusive, the military power-hungry and self-interested, liberals are in disarray, and a country that badly needs cooperation is once again plagued by division.
Likely outcomes of the heavily contested first round, and what happens next
The secular diplomat, the Muslim Brother, and the 'liberal Islamist' are facing off to become the first freely elected leader of Egypt.
An opaque and unelected bureaucracy is guiding the country's future away from its revolutionary ideals.
Travels and conversations with the irreplaceable friend and writer, who died from an asthma attack while reporting in Syria.
How the country's politicians, activists, elites, its sponsors in Washington, and most of all the military have failed it at a critical moment
While Hezbollah's support of Syria's Assad is unpopular, at least for now, the group will remain a critical player in regional politics
So far, Egyptian politics center around debate among competing interpretations of Islamic politics, rather than a struggle between religious and secular parties
Today's vote pits Islamists against secularists, campaigners against boycotters, the military leadership against the civilian one, and a legacy of autocracy against the hopes for democracy
As the military chief and new Egyptian ruler promised reform, demonstrations against his rule only intensified
As protesters demand the military rulers allow civilian rule, how will generals respond?
This weekend's enormous protests and violent crackdown -- both some of the largest since Mubarak's ouster -- have changed Egypt's still-struggling revolution in several fundamental ways
Three weeks ago, peaceful Christian protesters were killed in what appeared to be an orchestrated attack by the state. But, whatever actually happened, many here believe it was the event that either closed the ill-fated Egyptian revolution or began its second chapter.
Two of Egypt's star youth activists visited the protesters in New York, but what they found was not quite an American Tahrir