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The President, SCAF, and the Future of Egypt: Interview with Sarah Sirgany

[Egyptian man who was part of Tahrir Square 24 June 2012 celebration of Mohammed Morsi's election as president. Image by Sabri Khaled via Flickr] [Egyptian man who was part of Tahrir Square 24 June 2012 celebration of Mohammed Morsi's election as president. Image by Sabri Khaled via Flickr]

The following Skype interview was conducted on 29 June 2012 with Sarah Sirgany, an Egyptian journalist and editor at Egypt Monocle. In the first video, Sirgany discusses the presidential election outome while situating it within allegations of deal-making between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Surpeme Council for the Armed Forced (SCAF). She also identifies the key challenges facing the new president. In the secon video, Sirgany identifies the challenges facing revolutionaries in the wake of the presidential election outcome. She ends her discussion with the constitutional declaration annex and the impact this will have on battles for transformative change in Egypt.


 

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