Analysis In Order to Stabilize Egypt, Salafists Must Stop Shooting and Start Talking

There is no doubt that the Salafists have transformed themselves into a political force to be reckoned with. Will they manage to navigate through the various factions, liberal and secular, or will their rising power be their downfall?

Who attempted to assassinate Ahmed Wasfy, the commander of Egypt's third army, near Sheikh Zuweid on Wednesday? Was it a group of Salafist terrorists, who were quick to announce their intention to carry out more strikes? Or was it actually Muslim Brotherhood loyalists, enacting feelings in Egypt toward the army, which...