Rami Khouri on Islamists in Egypt

Watching the Incumbent Islamists in Egypt
By Rami Khouri
Agency Global

“Political scientists and fortune tellers — some people think these are a single demographic group — are having a field day analyzing the kaleidoscope of developments related to the birth of a new political governance system in Egypt. This rare occurrence is particularly volatile when populist activism in the streets is the main driving force for creating a pluralistic democracy in the wake of several generations of police- and army-led autocracy, as is the case in Egypt and most other transitioning Arab countries.”

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