By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated government recently allowed members of the Brotherhood and hardline jihadists to join Egypt's military academy for the first time as part of what U.S. officials say is a covert effort to impose Islamist rule in the key Middle East state.
As President Obama warns us of doom and gloom, Secretary of State John F. Kerry just wrote a quarter-billion-dollar check to Muslim Brotherhood-backed Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi ("New U.S. aid package of $250 million for Egypt fuels debate over support," Web, Monday). What kind of Washington math is this?
Egypt's Islamic government will no longer be issuing alcohol permits and will not renew existing ones in certain areas of Cairo, Alexandria and other major cities, an official has said.
Egypt's security deteriorated sharply Tuesday as violent clashes in Cairo and elsewhere raised questions about the ruling Islamist party's control of the country.
Our Founders had it right when they agreed on the language in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution regarding the Establishment Clause and freedom of religion. They observed firsthand the dangers of a theocracy with the Anglican Church of England (the "established church") and the power it wielded over the state.
In an impromptu conversation with Joe the Plumber during the 2008 presidential campaign, candidate Barack Obama famously acknowledged his support for redistributing the nation's wealth.
The tenuous truce between Israel and Hamas militants after eight days of savage fighting now relies on Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to guarantee the cease-fire he spent days crafting.
The men and women who risk their lives to preserve freedom for all Americans are at risk of losing one of the very freedoms they protect.
By now my colleagues in the Senate are familiar with the tragic story of Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi. Since Dr. Afridi was taken into custody by Pakistani officials in May 2012, I have been fighting for his release. I have also been working for a vote on a bill that would cut foreign aid to Pakistan until they free this ally of America.
Libyan security officials Thursday said they have arrested four men suspected of involvement in the attack that killed a U.S. ambassador this week, and referred to the incident as an organized assault by militants who carried out carefully timed raids on both the diplomatic compound and a safe house where evacuated U.S. personnel were waiting to be rescued.
The uprising last year that toppled President Hosni Mubarak left the Sinai with almost no government authority, so Salafist clerics with their strict and puritanical interpretation of Islam have moved into the vacuum.
An Egyptian court says a popular TV presenter and a chief editor of an independent daily are to go on trial for insulting the country's newly elected Islamist president.
Congress heard disturbing accounts last week of escalating abduction, coerced conversion and forced marriage of Coptic Christian women and girls. Those women are being terrorized and, consequently, marginalized, in the formation of the new Egypt.
So President Obama at last is giving the American people a glimpse at his true allegiances, with the Muslim Brotherhood the vehicle of the revelation ("Who lost Egypt?" Commentary, Tuesday).
Egyptians celebrated Sunday the election of their country's first freely elected president - Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, who becomes the first Islamist head of state of the Arab world's most populous nation.