Beyond Good Politics, Egypt Needs Economic Remodeling: Vali Nasr for Bloomberg

September 1st, 2011

Bloomberg

Beyond Good Politics, Egypt Needs Economic Remodeling: Vali Nasr


September 01, 2011, 8:22 PM EDT
By Vali Nasr

Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) — Six months after the fall of the Mubarak regime, Egypt remains in disarray. Protesters continue to take to the streets demanding change, while dozens of secular and Islamist parties jockey for power with the all-powerful military in anticipation of elections in November.

Whether Egypt will then get a stable government and develop into a genuine democracy will depend not only on how it manages its raucous politics but also on whether it can fix its sclerotic economy, and soon.  Read More…