Tracking the “Arab Spring”: Egypt’s Failed Transition

Issue Date October 2013
Volume 24
Issue 4
Page Numbers 45-58
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The July 2013 military takeover has squashed democratic hopes in Egypt, at least for now. How did things go so wrong, and what lessons are to be drawn from this lamentable episode?

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Nathan J. Brown is professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University and nonresident senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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