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.
TAGGED: Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt