December 27, 2012
Egypt's Flawed Constitution
New York Times, New York Times
Ideally, a new constitution in Egypt would unite citizens around a consensus vision for their country and set a firm foundation for a democratic transition. The Islamist-backed constitution that took effect this week has only exacerbated divisions and left millions of non-Islamists feeling disenfranchised, angry and determined to force changes in the document.
TAGGED: Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Morsi, Egypt