EDITORIAL: No solution in sight in Egypt

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – That the ouster of Egypt’s first democratically elected President Mohammad Morsi was a military coup should not be debatable. Subsequent developments however confirm the view that though the majority party governs, the army always rules.
It is also testimony to the failure of the first phase of the tenuous nature of Egypt’s spontaneous revolution that coalesced around one narrow issue and morphed into a movement without clear leadership or well defined objectives. In the end, it could not rise above narrow sectarian concerns to build a firm foundation for a new republic.

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