January 28, 2014

Can Sisi Handle the Egyptian Presidency?

Gregg Carlstrom, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

Egypt’s new Field Marshal-in-chief, Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, looks ready to seize the presidency. But is it more than he can handle?

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The man who orchestrated the military's removal of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi last year now stands poised to make a run for Morsi's old job. more ››
January 16, 2014
Does Egypt's Vote Matter?
Ursula Lindsey, New York Times
On Tuesday, the first day of a two-day referendum on Egypt’s new constitution, voters outside the main polling station in this provincial city didn’t want to talk about the content of the new national charter. ... more ››
January 16, 2014
Is Egypt Back Where It Was in 2011?
Khaled Fahmy, CNN
Today millions of Egyptians are going to the ballot boxes to decide on a new constitution, the third time they have done so in as many years. They are voting with high hopes that this referendum will put an end to the bloodshed,... more ››
January 15, 2014
Rumor and Referendum in Egypt
The Economist
With its residents politically polarised between a minority that supports the Muslim Brotherhood and a majority that backs the regime that ousted the Brotherhood from power last July, tensions have risen in advance of the... more ››
January 16, 2014
Egypt's Self-Defeating Crackdowns
Max Fisher, Washington Post
The arc of history seems to bend toward status quo in today's Egypt. This week, Egyptians are voting on a popular referendum to approve or reject a new constitution. It's the second such constitutional referendum since the... more ››