In 2006, Alterman was among a group of US pundits who argued in favor of the US continuing its financial support of Mubarak's regime despite the brutal crackdowns on pro-democracy protesters.
Now, that's when I know we are on the right track
Eltahawy has come under sustained criticism from many of her former comrades of the Jan 25 revolution, who feel she intentionally tries to portray a conciliatory tone towards the USA and Israel to keep her profile in the US. She has been accused of valuing her speaking fees more than her principals, by few of the titans of the Egyptian/Arabian twitterati.
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