Carolina Angel Botero

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The Muslim Brotherhood's Post-Coup World

After days of high drama that saw millions of Egyptians out on the streets, all it took was an eight-minute televised speech to the nation by General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to oust President Mohamed Morsi and bring the Muslim Brotherhood’s year in power to an abrupt, dangerous end. The Muslim …

The Demons in Egypt

True revolutions sweep the old order from power and, for better or worse, replace it with something entirely new. Unfulfilled revolutions merely shake things up. With no military men having been taken out and shot to produce a new order loyal to “the people” à la Che Guevara, Egypt’s so-called …

A War of Crowds in Cairo

There were street battles all over Cairo Friday, and all over Egypt. In Cairo, in the summer, life is lived at night, when the heat goes out of the day, and this evening crowds supporting Mohamed Morsi, who was elected President a year ago, swelled in reaction to the military coup that brought him …

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Coal

A new study shows the deadly toll of air pollution from burning coal. China's social policy created a lingering north-south disparity in deaths from heart and lung disease.<p><b>Life expectancy in northern China was 5.5 years shorter than in southern China in the 1990s, and a health risk disparity</b> …

After the Shooting In Cairo

Fifty-one dead at dawn. A doctor who said he preferred not to give his name lives in an apartment building that overlooks the Republican Guard barracks in Cairo. He told me he woke for the dawn prayer before 4 <i>A.M.</i> Shortly afterward, he heard gunfire and went onto his neighbor’s balcony for a better …