How Undemocratic Parties Are Winning Egypt’s First Democratic Election

Last spring we wrote about the Egyptian Revolution, focusing largely on the experiences and insights of political-science doctoral student Eric Trager.  In the time since that story came out, Trager has been writing voluminously about the aftermath of Egypt’s “first revolution.”  In the wake of the country’s recent elections and the reoccupation of Tahrir Square, his columns for The New Republic have been indispensable for understanding what’s going on and what’s to come.  Here are a couple well worth clicking on:

Why an Undemocratic Party Is Going to Win Egypt’s First Democratic Election

Thought the Muslim Brotherhood Was Bad? Meet Egypt’s Other Islamist Party.

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