Egypt’s Bewildering Parliamentary Elections

The success of the Muslim Brothers in Egypt’s parliamentary elections, the crisis faced by the ruling party, the disintegration of the traditional opposition parties, and the unprecedented violence turned the elections into a turbulent operation. Yet this should not conceal the fact that the Egyptian political process has evolved tremendously.

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