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Amr el-Shobaki
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How did we fall back?

When we continue to confront the US and Israel only through shouting, condemnation and rejection, and when the Arabs fail...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 4 years ago

U.S. raids Syria as Arabs lacked an alternative

Arab foreign ministers met yesterday to discuss the repercussions of the U.S. raid on Syria, as they did before to...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 4 years ago

Do not consider others traitors

What is happening in Egypt now is unfortunate, namely coining those who have different opinions about events and different visions...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 4 years ago

The sins of Al Jazeera

I do not deny that many of the opponents of former President Hosni Mubarak considered Al Jazeera a means to...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 4 years ago

If Morsy wins

I was not hazarding an uneducated guess when I called for holding a democratic election as a first step in...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 6 years ago

Unsubstantiated rumors distract from real issues

Few issues these days are discussed solely for the public’s best interest, absent of personal agendas and without political and...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 6 years ago

What kind of MPs do we want?

The controversy over the nature of the MPs that Egyptians want continues to rage as several complain about the lack...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 6 years ago

Political exclusion of whom?

There has been increasing talk about excluding former members of the now-disbanded National Democratic Party (NDP) from political life, with...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 6 years ago

Tantawi's testimony

Some of us were under the impression that Field Marshall Hussein Tantawi’s testimony would mark a watershed in the trial...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 6 years ago

The wrong question: Is Erdogan an Islamist or a secularist?

The media circus prompted by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Egypt demonstrates how Mubarak’s legacy still lingers,...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 6 years ago

The Muslim Brothers can do better

When the Muslim Brotherhood heads a political coalition that includes respectable allies — like the Wafd, Nasserist, Karama, Ghad parties...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 6 years ago

Where are the Mubarakists?

The opening of Hosni Mubarak’s trial last week was undoubtedly a historic day for Egyptians. With the trial now underway,...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 6 years ago

A show of weakness

Last Friday’s rally in Tahrir was perplexing. Not because it showed the Islamists’ strong political presence, that much we already...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 6 years ago

On treason and patriotism

Patriotism has never been about accusing others of treason or leveling baseless charges. Patriotism is a deep feeling that one...

Amr el-Shobaki Amr el-Shobaki 6 years ago