Wednesday , 2 December 2020

Recent News

Mrs. Lincoln’s Egyptian Constitution

Upon first reading the short news item in the highbrow daily al-Shuruq that the judicial committee drafting amendments to Egypt’s 2012 constitution is completing its work, a reader would likely have felt satisfied that it answered the Egyptian equivalent of the American question, “And apart from that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you enjoy the …

Sinai’s Role in Morsi’s Ouster

While Morsi made many mistakes that provoked a disillusioned and increasingly impoverished population to challenge his legitimacy, the rapidly deteriorating security situation in Sinai may have been the main impetus for his ouster. His refusal to employ heavy-handed tactics to stop the increasing flow of arms and militants into Sinai—and …