Feisal G. Mohamed is a professor at the University of Illinois with appointments in the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, the Department of English, and the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory. His latest book is Milton and the Post-Secular Present: Ethics, Politics, Terrorism. Follow him on Twitter @FGMohamed.

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Egypt in Crisis: Ten Observations

August 19, 2013 · Blog

The violence following the removal of Mohamed Morsi continues to spiral out of control, and is in many respects too senseless to be analyzed. Difficult as it is to understand current Egyptian politics and predict where the country might go next, the following observations are intended to shed some light on that very complex and confused landscape. {…}

By Feisal G. Mohamed

Parsing Morsi’s Constitutional Declaration

November 27, 2012 · Blog

Any reasonable person should object to Morsi’s November 22 constitutional declaration: it neuters the judiciary at a time when the president holds exclusive legislative and executive authority and, in an article that recalls constitutions written in the finest Soviet style, … {…}

By Feisal G. Mohamed

Brokering a Ceasefire in Gaza: A Tale of Two Presidents

November 26, 2012 · Blog

Consider for a moment the responses of two presidents to recent conflict in Gaza. One brokered the ceasefire of October 24 that both Hamas and Israel violated, and after the execution of Ahmed Jabari worked assiduously to mobilize regional leaders … {…}

By Feisal G. Mohamed

The Cynicism of Obama’s Gay Marriage ?Announcement?

May 10, 2012 · Blog

Feisal G. Mohamed: The Cynicism of Obama’s Gay Marriage ?Announcement? {…}

By Feisal G. Mohamed

Rick Santorum’s Fuzzy First Amendment

February 27, 2012 · Blog

Feisal G. Mohamed: Rick Santorum’s Fuzzy First Amendment {…}

By Feisal G. Mohamed

Marty Peretz?s Smear on ?Liberal Islam?

February 3, 2012 · Blog

Feisal G. Mohamed: Marty Peretz?s Smear on ?Liberal Islam? {…}

By Feisal G. Mohamed

Egypt Update: Run-Off Results Favor the Brotherhood’s FJP

December 9, 2011 · Blog

Feisal G. Mohamed: Egypt Update – Run-Off Results Favor the Brotherhood’s FJP {…}

By Feisal G. Mohamed

Has the Islamist Winter Killed the Arab Spring?

December 6, 2011 · Online Articles

F. Mohamed: The Islamist Winter? {…}

By Feisal G. Mohamed

A Farewell to Due Process: The Assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki

October 3, 2011 · Blog

Feisal G. Mohamed: The Assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki {…}

By Feisal G. Mohamed
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