Hope and risk in Egypt

The compelling scene of celebration on the streets of Egypt today, when Vice President Omar Suleiman announced that President Hosni Mubarak had resigned and left Cairo, was a fitting tribute to the aspirations of 80 million Egyptians and validation to all those around the world who believe in democracy, the power of peaceful protest and the right of all people to seek redress of their grievances Full Story »

Posted by Gin Ferrara - via Baltimore Sun - Second Opinion, Baltimore Sun Editorials
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Posted by: Posted by Gin Ferrara - Feb 11, 2011 - 12:29 PM PST
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Edited by: Gin Ferrara - Feb 12, 2011 - 8:53 AM PST

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Jon Mitchell
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by Jon Mitchell - Feb. 12, 2011

This is a sound argument for sobriety and introspection when looking at the near future of Egypt.

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Gin Ferrara
3.9
by Gin Ferrara - Feb. 12, 2011

A thoughtful essay on the pitfalls and opportunities facing Egypt. The writer takes into account the recent history of the country, the US political stance, and the diplomacy necessary to obtain a peaceful transition, without jumping to conclusions. It was an informative read.

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Feb. 13, 2011

A well-thought-out piece from the 'Second Opinion' of The Sun on the recent developments in Egypt. The Sun's editorial board is correct when they've said that 'it would be naïve to completely dismiss the concerns about what an abrupt end of the Mubarak regime might bring.' Yes, it's as well the point that what the elections might bring; and whether the elections are going to take place and/or that is fair and free. Now it might be a concern as well that whether that is possible.

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Nick Bedford
3.8
by Nick Bedford - Feb. 13, 2011

This story has been groundbreaking over the past 5 weeks as the Egyptian people have voiced their rights to protest against their President. This story is very good journalism, very informative as well for those who have not kept up with these events. Although the story speaks of victory for the people of Egypt, it also shows the challenges that are currently ahead for the Government there in Egypt which will lead to more stories about the future of the country after the step down of their President.

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