TITLE

Democratic Mirage

AUTHOR(S)
Abdelsamad, Omar
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Harvard International Review;Spring2006, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the progress of democracy in Egypt under the leadership of President Hosni Mubarak. Pledge of Mubarak to reform both Egypt and its constitution; Reason of Mubarak for delaying local elections for two years in February 2006; Dependence of the prospect of a more democratic Egypt on the decline of both judicial and political pressures against the opponents of the incumbent.
ACCESSION #
20781438

 

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