Hosni Mubarak

Conflict & Justice

Massive Protests Continue in Egypt

As the political tumult in Egypt enters an eighth day, the government of  authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak suffered a major blow last night when the Army announced that it would not use violence to suppress the opposition movement that has formed aga


Should the US Urge Democracy in Saudi Arabia?

Martin Indyk, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Director of Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, believes that President Obama needs to renew his relationship with Saudi Arabia — and guide King Abdullah toward a more open government.

Conflict & Justice

Egypt's dangerous lack of security

Authorities in Egypt today increased security around churches. The move follows clashes there between Christians and Muslims. The World's Matthew Bell reports that the potential for sectarian violence there is greater now because of lack of security.