Earlier this year we wrote about the hope that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi may be a man of peace. That idea was based on a couple of historical developments: On New Year’s Day 2015, Sisi spoke at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, considered the world’s leading center for Islamic studies.
Tag: Arab spring
Today, we marvel at how quickly revolutions form. The so-called Arab Spring exploded though the use of modern technology and social networking. The world is different than it was only a year ago. We have seen similar stirrings in Russia over the “reelection” of Putin to the Russian Presidency. But
People and nations in north Africa and the Middle East roil under Islamic oppression. What drives this unrest if not the longing for freedom with which the Creator has hard-wired the creatures? As former U.S. president, George Bush, pointed out, to be human is to seek to be free, and not