Islamists, Secularists, and the Future of Egypt

Speaker:
AbdulMawgoud Dardery Member and Foreign Relations Committee Spokesperson, Freedom and Justice Party
Presider:
Ed Husain Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Description

Two years after Egyptian uprisings toppled the Mubarak regime, instability grips the country and ideological tensions among secular and Islamist factions have continued to dominate Egyptian politics. New political parties and coalitions are emerging, but the Muslim Brotherhood has maintained widespread influence. Please join us for a discussion of the political challenges facing Egypt and the outlook for the Muslim Brotherhood with Dr. AbdulMawgoud Dardery, spokesperson of the foreign relations committee of the Freedom and Justice Party and a former member of Egypt's post-revolution parliament.

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