December 8, 2011

In Egypt, It's Islamist vs. Islamist

Ursula Lindsey, The Daily Beast

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When a coalition of brand-new, ultraconservative Islamist parties won a quarter of the vote in the first round of parliamentary elections in Egypt, liberals were dismayed, and even the Muslim Brotherhood—the country's well-known and...

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Egypt Gets the Election It Deserves
Ashraf Khalil, Cairo Review
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May 18, 2012
Support for Political Islamists Declines in Egypt
Younis & Younis, Gallup
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