The Black Athena Debate: Egypt, Not Greece, Spawned Western Civilization

The Black Athena Debate: Egypt, Not Greece, Spawned Western Civilization

Historiography is at its best when the historian interpreting data stays within the limits dictated by the range of knowledge he/she commands. No historian should be so credulous to believe that they can get away with positing a thesis, no matter how plausible, on unconventional evidence outside their field of knowledge. Therefore, it is fundamentally […]

Imprisoned U.S. Citizen Mohamed Soltan Released From Prison in Egypt

Imprisoned U.S. Citizen Mohamed Soltan Released From Prison in Egypt

Imprisoned U.S. citizen Mohamed Soltan was released from prison in Egypt on Saturday. With no Egyptian court ruling to reverse his life sentence it came as a surprising move to many. Soltan is the son of a member of the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. International criticism of Egyptian’s mass trials and imprisonment have plagued the […]

Mohamed Morsi Receives 20 Year Sentence

Mohamed Morsi Receives 20 Year Sentence

Mohamed Morsi, former Egyptian president, received a 20 year sentence in an Egyptian prison nearly two years after his ouster in July 2013, along with a dozen more of his supporters. All of his supporters either worked in his administration or were part of the Muslim Brotherhood, a Islamic organization considered by many to be […]

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