Egypt's Impending Political Earthquake

Heydarian, Richard Javad
March 2010
Foreign Policy in Focus;3/31/2010, p3
The author focuses on the impact of the 2011 Egyptian presidential elections on the political conditions in the country. According to the author, the country is yet to establish democracy. It is said that the elections can serve as a potential watershed in the political history of the country for a variety of reasons which include the abdication of President Hosni Mubarak from the race and foreign relations with the U.S. He believes that the elections can lead to real political change in the country.


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