Morsi’s ouster is best understood as a termination of the Brotherhood’s partner status.
Omar Farahat examines the origins of Salafis, and argues that the question of shari’a has to be resolved before Egypt can witness any kind of durable stability. The following is an executive summary from the essay, originally featured in the Arches Quarterly.
The widespread protests triggered by Morsi’s recent decisions are symptomatic of profound distrust that characterizes the relationship between different segments of Egyptian society. On November 22 2012, Mohammed Morsi issued a constitutional declaration that he described as “revolutionary”, granting the constitutional assembly additional time to complete the drafting job, prohibiting...
All of Egypt's political forces need to take responsibility for past failures and understand that a consensus is the only way to establish the shape of the future Egyptian state, argues Omar Farahat. The rulings of the Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court that resulted in the nullification of the People's Assembly...
Egyptians need to work together to form a functioning social, political, and economical system, and to reform civil society and its role in the political sphere, argues Omar Farahat.
Omar Farahat examines the social, religious and political structures in Egypt that allowed Mubarak to rule for so long, and that eventually led to his departure.
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