Egypt’s Troubled Transition

Egypt’s strained political transition faced another challenge on July 3rd, when the army removed President Mohamed Morsi from office, claiming that his Muslim Brotherhood-led government was incapable of dealing with Egypt’s many political and economic challenges.  As supporters and opponents of the transition clash in Cairo, we discuss Business Monitor International’s political and economic forecasts for the Arab World’s most populous country. This week’s podcast features Edward Coughlan, the Head of our Middle East and North Africa research team.

Podcast can be found here: http://www.riskwatchdog.com/2013/07/29/egypts-troubled-transition/

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Sector: Country Risk
Geography: Africa, Egypt

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At Fri 09 Aug, 2013, Phil Hanson (not verified) wrote:

Very good analysis of the events in the country – I think the key issue will be the role of the military in the coming months and years, even if there are democratic elections in 2014.

PJH