Monday, February 14, 2011

Red White and Black Valentine

(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

"There will be plenty of time for pessimism of the intellect. Now is a moment to celebrate the optimism of the will, so dramatically and inspiringly demonstrated by the throngs in Cairo's Tahrir Square and other cities across Egypt. The pro-democracy crowds have awakened hope, a sense of possibility, and that -- not Husni Mubarak's resignation from the presidency -- is their revolutionary act. "

The editors of Middle East Report reflect (and rejoice) in "Red-White-and-Black Valentine," now in Middle East Report Online:

Middle East Report Online is a free service of the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP).