Mohammed Morsi http://kgou.org en World Views: March 28, 2014 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-march-28-2014 <p></p><p>Rebecca Cruise explains why Russia's ouster from the Group of Eight industrialized nations is mostly symbolic with little consequence, and Joshua Landis discusses the implications of the murder convictions of more than 500 supporters of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.</p><p>Later,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">a conversation with political scientist <a href="http://www.rethinkinstitute.org/dr-fevzi-bilgin/">Fevzi Bilgin</a> about allegations against Turkey’s prime minister, and political instability ahead of Sunday's local elections.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:05:40 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Rebecca Cruise, Joshua Landis & Brian Hardzinski 26144 at http://kgou.org World Views: March 28, 2014 ‘Better The Devil You Know’ As Egypt Cracks Down On Morsi Supporters http://kgou.org/post/better-devil-you-know-egypt-cracks-down-morsi-supporters <p></p><p>A court in southern Egypt Monday convicted 529 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, sentencing them to death on charges of murdering a policeman and attacking police.</p><p>The defendants were arrested after violent demonstrations that were a backlash for the police crackdown in August on pro-Morsi sit-ins in Cairo that killed hundreds of people.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:47:19 +0000 Brian Hardzinski, Suzette Grillot & Associated Press 26140 at http://kgou.org ‘Better The Devil You Know’ As Egypt Cracks Down On Morsi Supporters World Views: July 5, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-july-5-2013 <p></p><p>Two days after Egypt's military removed President Mohammed Morsi and replaced him with the country's Supreme Constitutional Court Chief Justice, Suzette Grillot and Joshua Landis talk with incoming University of Oklahoma Middle East scholar and Muslim Brotherhood expert <a href="http://samershehata.com/">Samer&nbsp;Shehata</a> about what's next for the country.</p><p>On Tuesday,&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">militants detonated a suicide car bomb at the gate of a NATO compound in Kabul killing five guards and two civilians.&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Dana Mohammad-Zadeh says knowing attacks like these will happen is part of life in Afghanistan’s capital city. She earned a degree in Economics and International Studies from the University of Oklahoma in 2012, and now works in the development sector in Kabul.</span></p><p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Joshua Landis, Hallie Arias & Brian Hardzinski 9028 at http://kgou.org World Views: July 5, 2013 Why Egypt Likely Won't See Democratic Stability After Ousting Morsi http://kgou.org/post/why-egypt-likely-wont-see-democratic-stability-after-ousting-morsi <p></p><p>Earlier this week a top judge replaced Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi as Egypt’s president as the army cracks down on the Muslim Brotherhood.</p><p>In his final days in power, Egypt's embattled president was defiant even though his allies abandoned him.</p><p>Record numbers of protesters gathered in Alexandria and Cairo on June 30 calling for Morsi’s removal, resignation, or early presidential elections. Incoming University of Oklahoma Middle East scholar and Muslim Brotherhood expert <a href="http://samershehata.com/">Samer Shehata</a> says the millions of protesters exceeded his expectations of the June 30 movement.</p><p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:46:43 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 9026 at http://kgou.org Why Egypt Likely Won't See Democratic Stability After Ousting Morsi