Posts Tagged ‘Egypt democracy’

A Turkish-style solution for Egypt? The military shepherds transition to democracy?

February 11, 2011

What next for Egypt? Last night was a huge letdown, today’s a high. Up to now the crowds have been united–they all wanted Mubarak to go. Now comes the divisions. Turkey offers a promising model, in which a popular military takes over and shepherds the country to a civilian democracy. This ARTICLE from the Turkish paper, Hurriyet, lays out the promise and the pitfalls.