Let Democracy Win in Egypt

gypt stands at an important crossroads today. As the most populous Arab nation as well as the voice of the Arab street, it must lead the way in establishing an inclusive and modern Arab republic.

For that alone will be the real remedy to the excesses of the Mubarak regime. It is here that Morsi should reach out across the political spectrum and foster an environment of reconciliation and negotiation to draft Egypt’s new constitution.

Revenge is self-defeating

Revenge is a harmful action against a person or group in response to a grievance, be it real or perceived. It is also called retribution, retaliation or vengeance.

Revenge killing is a phenomenon normally witnessed during the time of armed hostilities. Now, the time of war in Libya is over.  Furthermore, the country has an elected government.

Practice What You Preach

The war on terrorism is yet another example of global prejudice by imperial power. The slightest stir by Muslim youths amounts to a threat to world peace while young Muslim men and women are routine-day victims of bombs and military operations. The counting goes on.

Democracy is Tyranny

It is time those who preach the lesson of democracy to the world and truly claim to advocate and practice it shed prejudice against ‘democracy’ itself, for democracy followed by other people elsewhere in the world marks the same footprint of development as in those of advanced countries. Failing to do so is no less than autocracy being practiced in a democratic garb of tyranny and cruelty.

A Lesson for Democracy in Libya

During the time of Colonel Al Qathafi regime, life in Libya was static. Change was very slow or non-existent. Innovation was tightly controlled. And on rare occasions if at all it occurred, change was announced from above. Now that era of sluggishness and disenchantment is gone.

Currently Libya inhales a new breath of its existence. It has its birth now and marks a beginning in the history of modern nations.Democracy is just knocking its door to have its space.