In the first half of 2011 New Matilda spoke with a former member of the Obama Campaign team living in Egypt about his predictions for the parliamentary elections. Even early on he knew the Islamists would dominate. He had worked in formal, elite politics. There is something resembling a science to it.
Now Egypt seems on track to elect a new president and his predictions may still be relevant.
(Reuters) - Thousands of protesters filled Cairo's Tahrir Square overnight as Egypt's rival presidential candidates, an Islamist and former general, accused each of trying to steal an election whose result is still not known five da... Read Post
Egypt’s parliamentary election results are in. Candidates from Islamist parties—the Freedom and Justice and Al-Nour—took two-thirds of the 478 seats, which means they will have a large say in determining the country’s new constituti... Read Post