democratic transition

Sudan moves against Bashir loyalists after assassination attempt
Middle East

Sudan moves against Bashir loyalists after assassination attempt

KHARTOUM, Sudan (Reuters) — Sudan’s ruling council said on Tuesday it would step up its drive to remove loyalists of…
Myanmar army reasserts its key political role ahead of transition
World

Myanmar army reasserts its key political role ahead of transition

Myanmar's armed forces commander-in-chief stressed on Sunday the need for the military to remain a political force just days before…
Democratic transition vs. democratic transformation
Opinion

Democratic transition vs. democratic transformation

My first encounter with the concept of “democratic transformation” was in South Africa in 2004, when I attended a seminar…
Tantawi discusses democratization with US Congress delegation
Egypt

Tantawi discusses democratization with US Congress delegation

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, head of the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, on Tuesday met with Congressman David…
Q&A: Islamist presidential candidate on Egypt’s future
Egypt

Q&A: Islamist presidential candidate on Egypt’s future

Last month, Mohamed Selim al-Awa, a moderate 69-year-old Islamist intellectual, announced the temporary suspension of his presidential campaign to protest…
Egypt’s troubled transition
Opinion

Egypt’s troubled transition

The bloody violence in front of Maspero two weeks ago has left Egypt on the brink of a potential disaster.…
Political exclusion of whom?
Opinion

Political exclusion of whom?

There has been increasing talk about excluding former members of the now-disbanded National Democratic Party (NDP) from political life, with…
SCAF agreement is no surprise
Opinion

SCAF agreement is no surprise

The agreement concluded between the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and 13 political parties on Saturday has been…
ElBaradei backs constitution before elections in TV interview
Egypt

ElBaradei backs constitution before elections in TV interview

As the divide over when a new constitution should be drafted widens, potential presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei reiterated his support for…
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