'Popular Uprising' Does Not Imply Democratic Republic

BY NICOLE BRACKMAN AND ASAF ROMIROWSKY, PAJAMAS MEDIA Recent turmoil in the Middle East has focused the world’s attention on the disintegration of several of that region’s worst autocratic dictatorships. “Popular uprising,” “liberalism,” and “democracy” sound like movements the U.S. and the West should support; however, when coming out of the Arab world — with…

The legacy of a teetering peace

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— One of the first casualties of the Egyptian revolution may very well be Egypt’s peace treaty with Israel. The Egyptian public’s overwhelming animus towards Jews renders it politically impossible for any Egyptian leader to come out in support of the treaty. Over the weekend, the junta now ruling Egypt refused to…

The Philadelphi Corridor: Take it back, Israel, and soon.

BY VICTOR SHARPE— Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak has been forced to resign and a new and temporary military regime installed. Mubarak was a dictator, which in the Arab and Muslim world is par for the course. Some believe the 83 year old has billions stashed away. That, too, is not uncommon. Arafat stole vast sums…