Under Pressure, Egyptian President Promises Change

October 30, 2016

In Egypt, economic hardship and repression are reaching a point where the people are no longer willing the stay silent. Faced with a drop in popularity, intermittent protests against rising prices and calls for a mass anti-government demonstration, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is...

Is President Sisi the Next Egyptian Reformer?

May 07, 2016

The international community should support Sisi if they want to see a more stable Middle East, says Josef Olmert. Since the 1952 coup d’état by the Free Officers Movement, Egypt has had six presidents. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the incumbent president, is in the same league with at least two...

Did Anti-Morsi Protesters Violate a Principle of Legality?

July 05, 2013

To analyze events in Egypt, the unjust legal or constitutional arrangement needs to be explored. Several months ago, a group of young Egyptians began a petition to remove elected President Mohammed Morsi from office. This campaign culminated on June 30 in massive protests that raised the same...

The Coup D’état in Egypt

July 05, 2013

After Morsi's ouster, all political parties must receive equal rights in the next election. With the ouster of President Muhammad Mursi, the political transformation process in Egypt has seen a major setback. Of course, the military intervention accompanied by a suspension of the constitution,...