Is Egypt on its path to becoming another Pakistan?

A series of developments in Egypt indicate that Islamist opposition groups (specifically the Muslim Brotherhood) are taking their battles to the streets of Cairo and other governorates. The lynching of a taxi driver by the Brotherhood supporters, the acid attack on a girl in the streets of Cairo and the explosion of a home made bomb in the recent days all indicate a dangerous trend in Egyptian politics and society.

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About angelajoya

Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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