Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Egypt's "Moderates" Unite? A Step Forward But Not as Good as it Seems

By Barry Rubin

Fourteen “liberal” groups have formed The Egyptian Bloc to contest the parliament elections that might be held in November.  If they actually do run a single slate of candidates there is a real chance to block the power of the Muslim Brotherhood. But that’s a big “if.”

And there are some other problems you won’t be seeing in Western media coverage of this development:

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