Egypt's Arab Spring Is a Process, Not an Event

In retrospect it appears Egypt's January 2011 revolution caused a tilt toward Islamism and the June 2013 revolution has made a correction toward secular liberalism. This new opening could give the secular forces the strength to adopt a liberal position that does not exclude groups on the basis of religion.

The term "revolutionary coup" was coined by the American political scientist Samuel Huntington in the 1960s. He used it to describe a coup by army...