Egypt's Referendum Redux

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January 16, 2014
Once again Egyptians have gone to the polls to vote on a constitution. But what this is really about is legitimizing a coup argues Bessma Momani.

A Crisis of Confidence

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January 29, 2013
The latest round of protests reveal the continuing fragility of post-Mubarak Egypt, and the increasing frustration of Egyptians with the current regime.

Ideological Ceasefire

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November 23, 2012
Ideology isn't something that any leader can turn on and off at will, but that does not necessarily lead to irrational policy making.