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Egypt’s army chief Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi lands in UAE for joint military exercises

Egypt’s army chief Field Marsha Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi arrived in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

Sisi is scheduled to attend the conclusion of a joint military exercise (Zayed-1) held by the UAE and… 317 more words


Egypt's Unfinished Revolution and its Implications for Constitutional Design

By Imran Ahmad, Juris Doctor Candidate (2014), Northwestern University School of Law

On the eve of the Egyptian elections in 2012, Francis Fukuyama wrote an article… 1,310 more words


Jehane Noujaim’s Documentary “The Square": Channeling Revolutionary Fervor into Representative Constitutionalism

By Kelly Hamren, Juris Doctor Candidate (2014), Northwestern University School of Law

Focusing on Tahrir Square as a microcosm for revolutionary fervor and the political divisions within Egyptian society at large, Jehane Noujaim’s documentary covering both the 2011 popular uprisings that toppled Egypt’s long-time autocratic leader, as well as the country’s post-revolutionary trajectory, provides a penetrating look at the fragility of revolutionary unity and the difficulty of transitioning from revolution to constitutionalism. 1,474 more words