December 17, 2013
Egypt's Bleak New Draft Constitution
Michael Totten, World Affairs Journal
The Associated Press
A nation’s constitution should be a consensus document if it’s to have any kind of lasting legitimacy, but that’s not what Egypt is going to get. Instead Egypt is going to get the legal codification of a single faction’s political platform. We should not be the least bit surprised if Egypt gets several more before one finally sticks.