Democracy and Counter-Revolution – the battle over Egypt’s constitution

When pro-democracy protesters took to the streets in Egypt in January they targeted the army with a charm offensive. But, as LoR contributor Yasmine Gado reports from Cairo, the struggle over the constitution is exposing an alliance between the army and the Muslim Brotherhood that is threatening to undermine the gains made by the revolution.…

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Embedded With the Taliban

The significance of a glimpse of the enemy in war should not be underestimated. Nor should it be exaggerated. LoR’s Mark Taylor reviewed Norwegian journalist Pål Refsdal’s short film Taliban: Behind the Masks for DOX, the European documentary film magazine. For a hundred years, through war after war, journalism, literature and film have repeatedly reached…

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