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GDP: $235.37 bn.
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The men who would be Rais

Khairat el Shater: A successful businessman, El Shater spent twelve years in prison under President Hosni Mubarak. From his cell, he still took a leading role in the Muslim Broth...

Unity on cash crisis

The IMF offers concessions to the Islamist-dominated parliament

The Muslim Brotherhood-dominated Freedom and Justice Party, the largest in the new Parliament, is now on a neo-liberal economic course as it supports government proposals to borrow...

What lies beyond Tahrir

The revolution will remain under threat from the military’s grip on political power, the best guarantee of its privileges

Clashes between a military bereft of strategic vision and an ascendant Islamist majority in Parliament and on the streets will dominate politics this year. Minorities such as liber...

Subsidy cuts and crony capitalists

Religious and political arguments will dominate discussion in Cairo’s cafés this year, but more mundane matters of economic policy, interest rates and taxation levels may do more t...

    Vol 5 (AAC) No 9 |

Mohammed Mursi

President, Egypt

Too pragmatic for the Salafists, too conservative for secularists, Mohammed Mursi will walk a thin line after winning the presidency on 24 June.

Zoning in and zoning out

The Chinese special economic zone in Algeria is yet another case where plans to replicate successful Asian policies met with unpredictable local conditions.

    Vol 5 (AAC) No 4 |

Mohammed Saad al Katatni

People’s Assembly Speaker

In a victory for the long-frustrated ambitions of the Muslim Brotherhood, the People’s Assembly has elected Mohammed Saad al Katatni, a stalwart of the MB’s political wing, as Spea...

Electoral alliances

Egyptians set off on their democratic electoral road using a system designed bythe army and with a confusing 42 or so parties to vote for, 31 formed since January’s revolution (AC ...

Generals stall the revolution

The fall of Hosni Mubarak left a vacuum and the army wants to be sure his replacement will protect its interests

The generals who rule in Cairo are well positioned to shape the new political landscape and hold on to their huge financial interests. As economic pressures grow on the post-revolu...

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