Egypt

Another View: Risking life and limb to keep us informed

The names Claude Verlon and Ghislaine Dupont likely mean nothing to anyone who reads this column. But they are well-known to anyone who follows the ongoing tragedy of journalists k ...

Checking in with eternal Egypt, post-revolution

The last time I visited the Arab Republic of Egypt with family, Tom Cruise’s latest movie was playing the Cinema Metro in downtown Cairo. We ducked into the cavernous, vint ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn named Train Town USA; Auburn Home Show sights; antiques in Old Town and soccer section championship

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Reader Input: Why don’t we stick with democracy?

I do not want to “rile against” Mary Ann Frank but I would like to remind her of a few different facts from her own (“Gun control allows genocide,” Reader I ...

Vote out that poser Obama

Re: “Obama gets things done,” (Reader Input, Oct. 31). As usual, Ron Lowe is way off base with his assessment of Obama’s effectiveness as a leader. For starters, Guantanamo i ...

Local residents give voice to Middle East conflict

Middle Eastern-Americans are speaking out about the situation in the Middle East, including the resignation of a dictator and strained relations between Israel and Palestine. Aubu ...

Start building pyramids

If our governments: federal, state, county and city don’t economize from the top down now, rather than the bottom up, we will have Egypt right here in the U.S. of A. And that i ...

Was Iraq war worth it?

I couldn’t help but watch in amazement as the people of Egypt toppled their corrupt, oppressive leader without firing a shot or needing a superpower to assist. As Iraq lies in ...

No rudder on Beck’s boat

Since Glenn Beck gets such a kick out of playing professor on television, it’s a shame he didn’t stay in school to actually learn how to think. As someone who taught college ...

Visitor to Egypt describes protests

Editor’s note: Jess Steinmetz, daughter of Greenwood resident Jonna Steinmetz, is visiting Egypt from China, where she teaches at an international school. It has been my dream ...