A discussion ensued between those who wanted El Sissi to run and those who didn’t. The discussion remained civil though, as usual for Egyptians, loud; both groups were content that the Muslim Brotherhood had disappeared off the spectrum; it was the incoming president that they couldn’t agree on.
Every once in a while, a white male who has made his living as a “responsible conservative” or a conservative parading as a centrist produces an article bemoaning the fact that we are now ruled by a meritocracy.
For the past many centuries, the world has been in a constant period filled with multiple armed conflicts, without any period of peace; by the end of each war, another one breaks out in other part of the world.
According to the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey, conducted and distributed in November 2013, Egyptian women fare the worst amongst the women of the 22 Arab states,
Round table, organized by Ukrainian current President Victor Yanukovich after calls of Ukrainian society and international politicians and diplomats to hold negotiations in order to resolve the crisis in the country, has failed.
How ironic then that the contemporary news phenomenon that most resembles the AIDS story in its longevity and number of story angles is not a monumental medical epic involving millions, but the private bantering and peccadilloes of a family of rich but garish narcissists.
Nelson Mandela defeated a particularly pernicious form of segregation called apartheid. He resolutely withstood years of jail to lead a movement that eventually negotiated with the defenders of apartheid and defeated them in a democratic election.