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Sunday, November 19,  2017
Politics
Michael Meyer-Resende andVitalino Canas

The semi-presidential system can create an extremely powerful president if the role of the prime minister is weak or ill-defined, and if the president is afforded broad powers. This is the case of Egypt’s draft constitution.

Agnes Czajka

Turkish President Erdogan’s initial popularity can be accounted for by the confluence of circumstances and promises, his continued appeal is more difficult to explain

Yousef M. Aljamal

“Why do you cry, all of us will die?” All of us will die, wise.

Elliot Cola

The Egyptian revolution grew out of such a sustained repertoire of actions, organized by broad networks of actors with years of experience.

Ami J. Abou-bakr

Unique insights that offer a more thorough and accurate understanding of the currents driving Egyptian politics today 

Ursula Lindsey

Higher Education in Egypt – flawed and in desperate need of reform – an in-depth analysis

IRIN

What is at stake in Egypt’s Upcoming Constitution? The Key Issues

Muhammad Faour

The end goal of education reform for countries like Tunisia and Egypt should be education for citizenshipــــthe development of informed, responsible citizens who think freely and contribute to society.

Karim Salama

Education, their culture, general taste, and morality is what Egyptians were stripped of; and in my view this amounts to grand treason

Linda Sarsour

This is not just about legality, but also about morality. Slavery was once legal in the United States, but that didn’t make it moral

Rants

There’s No Grey in Our Flag

 “In the land of all black and all white, shouting grey is blasphemy;” and there are 80 million shades of grey in Egypt. Continue Reading

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EDITORIAL

Editorial – The Nile

It’s simple really, if we don’t save the Nile, everything else we are debating, discussing, arguing about will be irrelevant. Continue Reading

An open letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

I have the greatest respect and admiration for you. We can never forget that it was your courage and foresight that called for change and a transition...  Continue Reading

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Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahems are stand-alone cartoons interspersed throughout the paper that humorously raise a specific question or point out an apparent contradiction,...  Continue Reading

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Removing the word "civil" from the Constitution will result in
 A military state
 A theocratic (religious) state
 A civil state
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