Commentary

Commentary

By Dina Touta

Same script, different cast

In 2003, the U.S. government decided to go to war against Iraq. A huge propaganda was launched to convince the world with a cause: "The dictator Saddam Hussein has weapons of mass destruction, and he must be made to fall."

The Brotherhood of evil

On Jan. 26, 1952, Egyptians watched in horror as the country's capital was set on fire, in what was to become known in history as "The Cairo Fire," or "Black Saturday," marked by the burning and looting of some 750 buildings of the most iconic value in Egyptian heritage, and in the aftermath of prevailing chaos, theft and looting on a large scale occurred.

The people’s coup

The people of Egypt have said their word. They have lined their future and nothing could stop them, they made a choice and are more than willing to pay the price of their freedom. They said no to radicalism and disguised terrorism, as the whole world watched, and remained mute.

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Dina Touta

Dina Touta, independent Egyptologist for more than 20 years, is a popular speaker and lecturer in some of Egypt’s renowned universities and International Organizations. She is an avid advocate of ...

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