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Editorial: Setback in Egypt’s democracy

  • The Jakarta Post

| Tue, November 27 2012 | 10:01 am

PREMIUM Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable,” according to Canadian-American economist John Kenneth Galbraith. Decades-long military rule has left nothing but an undemocratic political tradition in Egypt — less than is needed to give the infant civilian government under President Mohammad Mursi time and space to push for the anticipated democratization of the nat...