ElBaradei's only chance to play a role in Egyptian politics
If appointed interim prime minister, ElBaradei's greatest challenge would be to soothe U.S. and build a stable Egyptian democracy that would last for more than a year.
Exactly a year and a half ago, Mohammed ElBaradei pulled out of the Egyptian presidential race. "My conscience does not permit me to run for the presidency or any other official position unless it is within a democratic framework," he said at a press conference in Cairo, ostensibly protesting the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces' slowness in establishing an orderly election process. On Saturday, his...
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