Egypt and the 'freedom agenda'

BY JEFF JACOBY, BOSTON GLOBE— George W. Bush launched his second term as president with an inaugural address that put the spread of democratic freedoms at the heart of his international agenda. In one memorable passage, he promised “all who live in tyranny and hopelessness” that “the United States will not ignore your oppression, or excuse…

ElBaradei: 'They stole our freedom,' demands regime change

By JPOST.COM STAFF & ASSOCIATED PRESS — Opposition figure tells crowds in Cairo: “What we’ve begun cannot be reversed”; Muslim Brotherhood throws support behind ElBaradei, gives him mandate to negotiate unity gov’t. Speaking to protesters gathered in Cairo’s central Tahrir Sqaure Sunday evening, opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei spoke to the crowds, and demanded regime change. ElBaradei…