- Dr. Daud Abdullah, MEMO.
It has become an almost established tradition for political analysts to review the first 100 days of any president or administration. This is the case with elected governments as well as those that are unelected. Egypt’s controversial and shadowy military junta is no exception. In its case, it is absolutely necessary to do a thorough appraisal both because of the manner in which it came to power and the consequences of its policies.
On 11 October, Egypt’s de facto military rulers will mark 100 days in office. It is not just political commentators who are fixated with the occasion. Social media activists are also gearing up with plans for various forms of protest. To add a sense of balance and context to the assessment, the rule of the deposed elected president Mohamed Morsi must also be revisited. The overall picture…
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