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Peoples in Egypt look forward to change, having better standards of living and searching for a favorable political future and more effective participation, and that is why the political system is supposed to have absorbed this legitimate wish on the part of the masses.
The tax law was just the first step in the new stage which President Husnī Mubārak simply, but expressively, named the "third generation of economic reform," and this in turn means that we have already started to have the "sweet harvest" of reform despite all malicious attempts of distortion.
Any neutral observer of official institutions – political, religious, educational or health – would easily discover a schizophrenic Egyptian character coupled with an absence of conscience.
Adel Guindy responded to Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s article “Islam Can Vote, If We Let It” [art. 5] saying that the article provides a good insight about what Dr. Ibrahim has been repeatedly telling high-level politicians in Washington D.C. and academics and media in the world’s main capitals for...
Democracy is only the ripe fruit of the modern spirit and that is why democracy relies on the mature individual being and the consolidation of the value of citizenship that places the individual in the very center of political life.
The Al-Ahram Weekly provided an article giving the background of the Arab Though Institute Tareq Heggi had been asked to join.
Saad Eddin Ibrahim, head of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies, denied what was reported about him asking the US administration to pressure the Egyptian government to enforce democracy. "I did not ask anyone to do this. I am the one who pressures and asks for applying democracy because...
Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim said that the war on Iraq has been a warning sign for undemocratic regimes in the world and that it may encourage political reform in the Middle East region.
It is the right of anyone to call for democracy and reform, and it is one’s same right to seek his/her ambitions. But to combine the two in one basket, is problematic.
If Qur’ānic texts can tolerate interpretations and different understandings and explanations, then man-made principles should be treated the same. Man-made principles are products of setups pertaining to political, economic, and social givens. Thus, the change in setup should lead to changes in...
Some political trends in Egypt misunderstood some signs, and thought that the US is seeking a change of regime in Egypt, and thus decided to work accordingly.
The board of the Ibn Khaldoun Center for Developmental Studies has agreed upon a plan that stretches its activities to the entire Arab region. These activities will concentrate on the issues of democracy, peace and human development.
The writer covers the celebration of the American Chamber of Commerce. He gives a summary of the address of the American ambassador in which he rebukes Egyptian policy and press.
The information al-Arabi provided about Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim does not match other reports. The Al-Arabi article strongly gives the impression it is intended on character assassination.
The article is an interview with Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim on his experience in prison and on his future plans.
To examine the issue the relationship between Islam and the West, and whether the relationship between them is a clash or a dialogue well, we have to define some of the terms used by America about Islam, like political Islam, Islamic revival and the Islamic activities, Islamists, Islamization...
The change that Saad Eddin Ibrahim advocates aims at only one thing: that extremists reach power. He was recently quoted in the newspapers as saying, “Extremists in power are better than the ruling dictatorships that are present now.” It is as if Ibrahim wants to take revenge against the state,...
Why did Saad Eddin Ibrahim recently travel to Turkey to attend a conference on security, globalization and the new religious discourse? The conference was sponsored by the NATO. Who invited him? The NATO or the US? Did any organization pay for his travel and accommodation expenses? Could Saad Eddin...
A report released on the health condition of President Mubarak by Hani Al-Seba’i, the head of Al-Maqrizi Center for Historical Studies, also revealed the names of the organizations that are against the regime. These organizations disseminate their ideas from abroad freely. Those organizations are...
In the conclusion of the conference about “Reform and Democracy” organized by the Ibn Khaldoun Center for developmental studies last week, the conference released a statement calling for activating reform that has become a critical issue that should not be put off. The statement emphasized that...

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