Glimpses of the Revolution in Egypt

Author: Kristi Flaherty

Peace Policy July 2011Photo: Amel Pain/Corbis

The enormity of what the Egyptian people have accomplished is breathtaking. The Mubarak dictatorship was brought down in just 18 days through unarmed mass revolution. It was the largest outpouring of mass civil resistance in human history.

Posts in the July 2011 issue of Peace Policy:

Emad El-Din Shahin asks Western policymakers to respect the will of the Egyptian and Tunisian voters. Read »

David Cortright tells what he learned from the daring young people who led the revolution. Read »

Noha Tarek, a student at Cairo University, describes her experience as a woman on the frontlines of the uprising. Read »

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