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  • Präsidentschaftswahlen in Ägypten
  • In Ägypten brachte im Mai 2012 die erste Runde der ersten Präsidentschaftswahlen nach der Revolution, bei der nur ca. 43,4% der wahlberechtigten Ägypter zur Wahl gegangen waren, einige Überraschungsergebnisse. Amr Moussa, der ehemalige Präsident der...

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  • The West’s War against Libya and its Outcome
  • After the end of the East-West-conflict, the countries of the West saw themselves as winners. Subsequently, they made war – limited local wars against weaker countries – into a “normal” means of politics again. Western powers began conducting...
  • What Democracy? The New Egypt Gets Back Into the Rut
  • Immediately after the revolution, Egyptians were full of hope. From now on, democracy was sure to reign in this country oppressed by sixty years of military rule. The people had managed to topple the regime – at least they thought they had. After...
  • Egypt - After the Revolution is Before the Revolution
  • Sure, we were all happy. And of course we celebrated. The whole world was watching Egypt. We were enormously proud. But then? The Egyptians have returned to daily life, which has become much more difficult than before, because the economy is...
  • Revolution in Egypt - A Live Report
  • Part One Cairo, February 7 Turbulent days lay behind us and the revolution was still going on. At least, internet was back and phones working. On this day the city returned to a sort of normal life, with the usual restrictions that come with any...