A supporter of Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak lifts a picture of the late leader

The Whole World Got Hosni Mubarak Wrong

The eulogies for Egypt’s fourth president focused on his downfall, but history will remember his overlooked accomplishments while in office.

Egyptian judge Mohammed Shirin Fahmi (background) listens to the testimony of former president Hosni Mubarak (front), who was ousted following a popular uprisal in 2011, during a session in the retrial of members of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood over charges of plotting jailbreaks and attacks on police during the 2011 uprising, at a make-shift courthouse in southern Cairo on Dec.  26, 2018.

Hosni Mubarak Is Dead, and His Downfall Is His Legacy

The Egyptian strongman’s presidency ended in 2011, but the factors that led to his political demise remain.

Then-Egyptian Vice President Hosni Mubarak (left) and President Anwar Sadat watch a military parade in Cairo moments before Sadat is assassinated on Oct. 6, 1981.

Death on the Nile

Hosni Mubarak ruled Egypt for three decades, leaving a legacy of oppression and corruption.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi waves during the opening ceremony of the new Suez Canal expansion in Suez on Aug. 6, 2015. (David Degner/Getty Images)

Worse Than Mubarak

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is bringing a new form of totalitarianism to Egypt.


A Tale of Two Egyptians

Hosni Mubarak and Mohammed Morsi ruled over two very different Egypts, but both found themselves before the country's legal system.

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Dear Egyptians: Happy January 25th. For What It’s Worth.

Today Egyptians mark the fourth anniversary of the Tahrir Square Revolution. So why does no one seem especially happy?

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