An age-old tradition of the Religion of Peace claims another victim.
“This is the result of the Arab Spring,” said the official said, who spoke on condition of anonymity because investigations into the hostage crisis were still under way. “I hope the Americans are conscious of this.”
The most vulnerable countries have been Westernized governments allied to the United States. The so-called dictators. The least vulnerable have been Islamic autocracies.
If we wait around a mere 120 years, two world wars and one Holocaust, we’ll be privileged to witness the rise of a democratic and free Egypt.
Egypt dropped six places and now ranks 118th out of 176 countries. Tunisia fell two places, now ranking 75th, and Morocco fell eight slots to 88th out of 176 countries.
Time for the Arab world to re-evaluate its investment in continuous war rather than in education, health and infrastructure for its people.