Ahmadinejad tries to lure Egypt

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is officially the first Iranian leader to visit Egypt in more than 30 years, since both countries broke diplomatic relations after Egypt entered into a key agreement with Israel that entailed the recognition of the Jewish state, a move the Iranian Revolution harshly protested against. Ahmadinejad, who was in the Arab capital …

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NYT: "Brotherhood Struggles to Translate Power Into Policy in Egypt"

NYT's David Kirkpatrick never ceases to amaze me. His article on the obstacles the MB are finding on their way towards achieving total control of the state underlines incredible important facts not all critics speaking of "authoritarianism" have taken into account.The Brothers are first having difficulties when it comes to bash the Supreme Constitutional Court's …

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My humble reflections on the Egyptian situation

If you really want to learn on this issue, read these texts and not mine:Ricard'sMaria's Notes 1 and 2Francesca'sIsmael'sThe 22 November controversial Decree was a Presidential Decree and not a Constitutional Declaration, for there's neither a real Egyptian constituency, nor a real Constitution in effectThe text was aimed at bypassing the Judiciary (only existing balance), …

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