January 9, 2013

Egypt & Morsi Face an Economic Meltdown

Felix Imonti, Al Monitor

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Morsi has put his political objectives ahead of the economic needs of the country. Now, Egypt faces an economic meltdown.

It took a mere 20% of the electorate to bring into effect the new constitution. Eighty percent of voters either rejected it or did not — for whatever reason — vote.

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TAGGED: economy, Mohammed Morsi, Egypt


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