The Middle East Channel

Can Egypt change?

Can Egypt change?

As reports of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s declining health continue, our authors weigh in on Egypt’s political future in a post-Mubarak world. Can Egypt change? Has it already changed? What are the kinds of changes it will need most in the coming years? 

Lisa Anderson takes a look at Egypt’s economy, arguing it has already seen quite a bit of change.

Steven Cook argues Egypt’s stagnant political institutions are its real barriers to change.

Michele Dunne traces the transformations Egypt has made in the last decade.