President al-Sisi is afraid that his free rein to commit human rights abuses are over now that Trump is out of office, that’s why he hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck to the tune of $65,000 per month to whitewash his image and keep the American money flowing.
Ahmed Tharwat returns to his home country of Egypt to find that Egyptians, once vibrant and full of optimism, have returned to the grim reality of life in a repressive dictatorship.
I left Egypt 40 years ago. They say you can take an Egyptian out of Egypt, but you can’t take Egypt out of an Egyptian. I still visit Egypt every now and then. I recently made my first visit since the January 25 Revolution of 2011.
It wasn’t easy after all these years. I was