June 25, 2012
Egypt's Military Adopts Turkish Model
Steven A. Cook, Al Monitor
In the series of extraordinary events since early February 2011, Mohamed Morsi's electoral victory is rivaled only by the fall of Hosni Mubarak. It seems that more than eight decades after Hassan al Banna founded the Muslim Brotherhood, the Egyptian presidency - heretofore the exclusive province of the military establishment - is now in the hands of the Islamists. Yet for all of the celebrating in downtown Cairo, could the pandemonium in Tahrir Square be premature?
TAGGED: Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, Turkey, Egypt