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Ginsburg Cautions Egyptians: Don’t Use U.S. Constitution as your Model

Ginsburg Cautions Egyptians: Don’t Use U.S. Constitution as your Model

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggests the U.S. Constitution is not the best model for modern democracies to follow.

Ginsburg, traveling during the court's break, addressed her remarks students at Cairo University while visiting with legislators and judges in Egypt. The Justice visit comes at the same time Egyptian officials are preparing to send to trial 19 American democracy and rights workers. In an interview with Al Hayat Television last Wednesday, Ginsburg said, “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I...

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The Real Story of the Revolutions in Libya and Egypt

The Real Story of the Revolutions in Libya and Egypt

The world has watched intently over the past few months as predominantly Muslim countries from Egypt to Tunisia to Libya have overthrown long-time dictators. In the wake of these revolutions, much has been made about the dawn of democracy across ...

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America’s Reflection in Egypt’s Fall

America’s Reflection in Egypt’s Fall

As the countries of North Africa and the Middle East continue to be rocked by popular protests, the lessons from Egypt’s fall deserve attention.  For all the theorizing, the key elements of Mubarak’s downfall can be traced back to three ...

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Resurrection and the Cult of the Dead

As Osiris lives, he also will live; as Osiris dies not, he will not die…. —The Pyramid Texts (ancient Egypt) …And sins forgeuenesse. And of the flesh the again-rising… —The Apostles’ Creed (pre-Norman England) Osiris Rising The Egyptian understanding of ...

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Egypt and the Internet Revolution

Egypt and the Internet Revolution

With events moving at a dizzying pace across the Arab speaking world, it is still much too early to know what lasting impact the freedom movements in countries like Tunisia and Egypt will have. The Obama administration in the US, ...

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