Monthly Archives: December 2012

Morsi’s Pyrrhic Victory

I wrote this piece for Egypt Source, Atlantic Council. Here it is, in case you missed it. Following weeks of tension and violence over Egypt’s divisive draft constitution, the second round of voting in the referendum is complete. The unofficial results indicate a … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Public Prosecutor

Tonight resignation of Talaat Ibrahim as Egypt’s public prosecutor is part of long and complicated dynamic that Egypt is currently witnessing. Here is an explanatory timeline. I hope it can help in understanding the background: October 11: Egyptian President Mohammed … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Constitutional Referendum

( photo: Ahram online) Following weeks of violence, casualties, allegations, and counter-allegations, Egyptians voted in the first leg of a referendum on an Islamist-backed draft constitution.  Here are my thoughts on yesterday’s events: This is not just about a draft constitution; in … Continue reading

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Bahrain: The intriguing Kingdom

” Ladies and gentlemen, I am not a prince of Sunni Bahrain, I am not a prince of Shia Bahrain. I am a prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain and  all mean a great deal to me personally. I soon … Continue reading

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Morsy’s stepchildren

I wrote this piece for the  Daily News Egypt just before yesterday protest in front of  the presidential palace. The way President Morsy ignored the crowd yesterday reaffirm my views.  They went out in the thousands; Egyptians from every walk of … Continue reading

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