January 21, 2014

Egypt's Worrisome Step Toward Authoritarianism

Marc Lynch, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

The toxic political environment and legal black hole generated by this "anti-terrorist" witch hunt shapes the real impact of the referendum vote. The crushing of the Muslim Brotherhood, which is so popular with the group's opponents, has legalized the suppression of any form of political challenge -- regardless of what might be written into the new constitution.

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