From the Editors
Hesham Sallam, Joshua Stacher, and Chris Toensing
Amidst the monumental Egyptian popular uprising of 2011, Plan A for the Egyptian regime and the Obama administration was for Husni Mubarak to remain president of Egypt indefinitely. They have now moved on to Plan B. It was clear that Mubarak was no longer calling the shots before his broadcast statement on February 1, in which he promised to step down in September. The previous evening, it was not he but his newly named vice president, ‘Umar Sulayman, who appeared on state ...Keep Reading »
Hesham Sallam is a doctoral candidate in government at Georgetown University and Co-Editor of Jadaliyya. Joshua Stacher is assistant professor of Middle East politics at Kent State University. Chris Toensing is editor of Middle East Report.