|NYPD: Shredding the constitution
The CIA/NYPD surveillance programme targeting Muslims is an ominous threat to American rights and a massive waste of resources, writes James Zogby
A one-off constitution?
Are parliamentarians elected for one term only really qualified to write a permanent constitution, asks Azmi Ashour
The charismatic Pope departs
Whoever replaces the deceased Pope Shenouda III will confront an era of unprecedented political uncertainty, writes Sameh Fawzi
The Pope of all Egyptians
A consensus candidate?
By Salama A Salama
How to revive civil society?
By Ayman Abdel-Wahab