No justice on earth until there is justice for women

Scan the headlines on any given day and you’re sure to find dozens of stories about girls and women being abused, abducted, raped, beaten and killed. The pervasive oppression of women and girls is humanity’s greatest travesty. Here are just a few links to...

Epic irony: Mideast moves forward while America moves backward

The contrast between events in the Middle East and the political reality here in America is striking: as the people of Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and elsewhere rise by the millions to protest injustice, and as governments from Jordan to Syria see the writing on the wall,...

On Egypt, Twitter missteps from the White House to Kenneth Cole

In the cacophony of Egypt-related commentary on Twitter, a couple of incidents illustrate the pitfalls of communicating publicly on social networks. On January 29th, while the entire world was watching the historic events in Egypt, this Twitter exchange took place: WH...

Obama and Egypt: clues and warnings in his 2009 Cairo speech

The Obama administration is in a tough spot – navigating the treacherous diplomatic and political waters of Egypt’s uprising is no easy task. Supporting the Egyptian people without doing or saying something that could destabilize the region is a careful...