Egypt’s New Parliament—Posturing Without Politics

Source: Carnegie Endowment
Author(s): Nathan J. Brown

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Judging from the number of times they have been summoned to the polls in recent years, Egyptians would seem to have an enthusiastically democratic system.

Judging from the comments of most analysts, Egyptians have returned to an authoritarian past in which a parliament exists simply to give a participatory veneer to a profoundly authoritarian presidential system…

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