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Egyptian Elections

posted on July 4, 2012

At The Immanent Frame, a series of scholars respond to the question, “To what extent do current depictions of the Egyptian situation reproduce the simplistic narrative of the ‘Brotherhood’ versus the ‘Army’ as the only options worth discussing?” Offering one response, Mohammad Fadel, a law professor at the University of Toronto, notes that the Egyptian revolutionaries are a diverse and dynamic group of competing movements, and not just the secular and pro-western set most often depicted in the American media. With both Islamist and non-Islamist revolutionaries influencing their country’s future, “Egypt will continue to trod a path leading it to an era of ever increasing political pluralism and democratic politics.”

Read at The Immanent Frame