Posts Tagged: mohamed morsi
There can no longer be any question that Egypt is once again under the thumb of military authoritarianism.
Anyone who thinks military rule bends toward democracy in Egypt has misread the country's history.
The unrest gripping Turkey has less to do with Islam than with the AKP’s policies of privatization, its push to centralize authority in the hands of the country’s executive branch, and its silencing of the media.
Though the Egyptian military is painting itself as a guardian of stability and democracy, there is ample reason to believe it will bring neither.
The removal from office of President Mohammed Morsi portends great excitement but even greater threats to democracy.
Football fan clubs have played an unexpectedly powerful political role in Egypt's revolutionary path.
President Morsi is caught between the IMF, with its demand for austerity measures, and protestors.
Egypt is rapidly approaching its most acute political and economic crisis since the 2011 revolution that swept dictator Hosni Mubarak from power.
The author believes that Egyptians need to be patient and give democracy a chance to work.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi may have inadvertently provided his critics with a temporary unifying device.