Several Egyptian TV channels yesterday welcomed the sentencing to death of 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters in a flawed two-day trial. Are Egyptians sleepwalking into one of the darkest chapters in their recent political history?
Egyptians are expected to vote “yes” in a referendum on their new constitution. This will prove a big mistake.
The military leadership is trying to extinguish protest from both Muslim Brotherhood supporters and the liberals who helped overthrow President Mubarak. Will they succeed?
If the army was hoping that a hulking great monument would, literally and metaphorically, set their version of history in stone, they were wrong.
Suicide bombings in Sinai and an assassination attempt on the interior minister are a sign that Egypt is facing a growing threat from Islamic extremists, and the violent crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood can only make things worse.
The government for once should take a stand on a matter of principle.
Dr Elizabeth Stephens takes a look at the current condition of the Egyptian economy, and asks whether businesses will be able to operate with any kind of normality.
Jeremy Bowen reports from Egypt.
All existing British and EU aid and support for Egypt should be placed under urgent review.