What will freedom look like once it is defined by Egypt. The influence of the Muslim Brotherhood is increasing. The Pew polls support the theory that Egyptians are very sympathetic to the goals of the Brotherhood. If people think a Jeffersonian democracy is even possible, it is more likely a pipe dream. The freedom adopted by Gaza which reflects the extreme anti-Israel and anti-U.S. theme is far more realistic.
“Freedom” in Egypt. Will it look like Gaza?
“The support of the Islamic currents and of the Brotherhood for the amendments has complicated the referendum and increased the state of polarization,” Amr el-Choubaki, director of the Alternatives Forum for Political Studies, an independent research organization, said by telephone in Cairo before the results were announced. “If the changes are accepted, then the power of the Brotherhood will increase.”