Tag Archives: Muslim Brotherhood
Happy 2014 Pitaconsumers: Wrestling with a form of secularism that doesn’t alienate.
Dear Pitaconsumers, Time to start 2014 with some good news, sandwiched by bad news, wrapped up in more good news. That is definitely not a formula for objective blogging. But, it is tooo easy to note all the worrisome predictions … Continue reading
Roadmaps & Zig-zag Roads: How do you “Historicize” a Revolution’s Democratic Process?
Legitimate grievances clash with legitimate electoral process: #Tamarod Movement in #Egypt Symbolizes Split Response: Prior to June 30th, the Tamarod movement obtained 22 million signatures to represent disapproval of former President Morsi. Tamarod organized a variety of people to remove … Continue reading
New Arab Minister: Vote for Experience or New Point-of-View? #Egypt
Photo Credit: via @Truthcaller سامح الخطاري 7 May في الصورة ابن #التحرير في الثورة وابن #الإخوان المسلمون – وزير الاستثمار #يحيى_حامد اصغر وزير بتاريخ #مصر 35 عام pic.twitter.com/Cd8JD0yFv6 Egypt appointed a new Minister of Investment: Yehia Hamed, age 35, from the … Continue reading
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Prospects for Development After Elections
July is all about development in the pita-consuming region. Please send your submissions to Nadia at email@example.com. First Post: Tech Crunch published “The Arab World Has Tech Talent To Sustain It Beyond The Clones” by Mehrunisa Qayyum, founder of PITAPOLICY and … Continue reading
Focus on Electoral Process & Elections Part 3
The month of June will focus on Electoral Process, Elections, and Election Politics. The Arab Awakening has prompted a series of new elections in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya–as well as the renewed discussion of electoral process in others. Last year … Continue reading
Focus on Electoral Process & Elections
PITAPOLICY is pleased to announce two items: #1: The month of June will focus on Electoral Process, Elections, and Election Politics. The Arab Awakening has prompted a series of new elections in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya–as well as the renewed … Continue reading
From the Desk of Dr. Zogby: Egypt’s Elections
Egypt’s Election: “We’ve Never Here Been Before” By: Jim Zogby (Originally posted by Arab American Institute on Monday May 21, 2012) This Egyptian presidential election has all the earmarks of being a “we’ve never been here before” event. Never before … Continue reading