April 16, 2012
Chaos Prevails over Egypt Election
Issandr El Amrani, The National
No one can tell you where Egypt is headed.
Not the revolutionary groups that have become a sideshow as politics has moved from the streets to parliament and the courts. Not the politicians who, even if they were not spending most of their time bickering and manoeuvring for advantage, are bound by rules that are a bundle of contradictions. Not the generals now nominally running the country, who sulk at the ungratefulness of their subjects and have lost whatever moral authority they may once have had. Not even the country's leading presidential candidates, all of whom may be barred from the race on various technicalities by the time of the vote. And certainly not...
TAGGED: Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, Arab Spring