Tagged with Accountability

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Accountable

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Accountable

God, It was too big a disaster. After 16 security personnel were killed in an ambush in the Western desert, several top police and military brass took the fall. Among them, Sisi’s son’s father-in-law, the chief-of-staff. The message is powerful: All are accountable. It was too big an opportunity. After contentious debate about two islands … Continue reading

Protecting the Bad under Threat of the Worse

Protecting the Bad under Threat of the Worse

In the United States, torture is no longer an allegation. As the US Senate released findings from thousands of internal CIA memos, the nation confirms — and makes public — the horrific treatment given to detainees. Some of the debate, however, concerns whether or not the Senate errs by releasing the details. The argument accuses … Continue reading

Friday Prayers for Egypt: April 683

Friday Prayers for Egypt: April 683

God, Recent court decisions in Egypt beg for pause and reflection. But too often even the suggestion thereof raises tensions and accusations. So much is at stake that the chosen path must continue. All opposed simply stand in the way. Any who question risk wholesale collapse. And God, this is the attitude on both sides. … Continue reading