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Monday, December 03, 2012

Egypt's constitutional court refused to rule on the new constitution citing "the threat of harm" from protestors. December 2012. (Getty)

A new Islamist Constitution, a Judiciary that refuses to rule on its legitimacy and a President who has made his edicts temporarily above judicial review. The situation in Egypt is convoluted and fluid. Noel King, a radio reporter based in Cairo, gives us the latest on an unstable political situation from the ground.

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Noel King

Comments [6]

jgarbuz from Queens

Muslims have their moral compass, and I have mine. They are different compasses. One points north, and the other south.

Dec. 03 2012 11:38 AM
neil from Scrantonia

The Jews, Christians, Muslims, and secularists are quaking at the changes. The Islamic Brotherhood is delighted.

That must eliminate any ambiguity about the political direction of President Morsi's latest pronouncements.

Dec. 03 2012 11:36 AM
Mariam Bazeed from New York

you're totally right, @jgarbuz. the only reason anybody should care about anybody should always be based on how they feel about american and israel. it must be nice to have such a simple moral compass - unidirectional.

Dec. 03 2012 11:35 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

Who cares if the Arabs destroy each other? They are all enemies of Israel and none of them are friends of America. WHy do we spend so much time worrying about what happens to them? They will never be friends of America and always will be enemies of the Jewish state no matter what.

Dec. 03 2012 11:27 AM
Palestinianblablabla

is there still a syria?

Dec. 03 2012 11:01 AM
Ed from Larchmont

The purpose of the Egyptian president seems to be to eventually implement Shari'a law. And if they become an Islamic state, others will follow. Why has our government supported the Muslim Brotherhood and not other groups in that society?

Dec. 03 2012 10:30 AM

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