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    • zionist forever
    • 18.08.13 | 11:04 (IDT)

    I have no love for Morsi and the MB but the fact is they were elected democratically and removed illegally through a military coup. The current interim government was handpicked by the military because they were the people that the military wanted because they did not like Morsi because he had taken away from them many of the powers that they gave to themselves when they were acting as a caretaker government after Mubaraks toppling. Now this unelected military appointed government wants to change the law to ban the opposition from even standing at elections which removes the competition. The military don't want the MB and their handpicked government is going to try and ban them from ever taking power by creating legislation banning it and if they do pass this legislation it will take Egypt out of the frying pan and into the fire. The best solution to the current problem is to reinstate the MB government but as part of a power sharing agreement between the elected MB and the current interim government so it will satisfy both the pro and anti MB camps. Long term the best solution is for Egypt to adopt coalition government so all sides have to work together. Coalition government is a terrible political system and Israel is mature enough to change systems and should change get rid of the stale politics we get because single issue parties hold the balance of power and so policy never changes much doesn' matter if its the left or right in power. In emerging democracies like Egypt is attempting to become then coalition is the best solution because it allows both sides to work together and act as a balance and creates the stability needed to avoid situations like this.

    from the article: Muslim Brotherhood faces ban as Egypt rulers pile on pressure
    First published 08:14 18.08.13 | Last updated 08:14 18.08.13
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