Four years ago, I wrote an inauguration day open letter to then president-elect Barack Obama, congratulating him, the American people and all believers in liberty and freedom on his remarkable achievement.
At that time, President Obama’s “Yes, we can” campaign had managed to send a refreshing breeze of “hope we could believe in,” not just in the United States… but across the globe as well. His election as the nation’s first-ever African-American president – less than five decades after the Civil Rights Movement - restored faith in ‘Brand America’ once more.
In the world of politics; it does not matter how hard you try or how noble your intentions are, as the bottom line will always be what you have actually achievedFaisal J. Abbas
All President Mursi has been doing throughout last year is consolidating his power; which leaves us wondering whether all what happened was that a secular authoritarianism was simply replaced with a religious one.Faisal J. Abbas