Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, January 26, 2015

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Mohamed El Dahshan reports on the bitter contradictions underlying Egypt's ...


The Final Betrayal of Egypt’s Revolution

The democratic revolution in Tahrir Square awakened high hopes in Egyptians. Two years later, it ended in blood and tears.


Egypt to Investors: Autocratic Government Means We’re Safe for Business

Egypt hopes to jump-start its economy by attracting foreign investors and is touting itself as a stable destination for foreign capital.


The Blasphemy Brigade

Saudi and Egyptian officials walked arm in arm with the unity marchers in Paris. But the blasphemy laws they’re happy to push at home are hypocritical, cynical, and dangerous.


How to Get Egypt’s Generals Back on Our Side

Hint: pay them. And it's going to take a lot more than the $1.3 billion the U.S. government sends Cairo each year.


Could Egypt’s Opposition Learn to Get Along?

The Mubarak verdict and Sisi's crackdown have put the Muslim Brotherhood and the revolutionaries back on the same side. But that won't be enough to heal old wounds.

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