Islamists and SCAF in marriage of convenience

30.11.2011                      04.Kislev. 5772

Ägypten:

Islamists and SCAF in marriage of convenience

The ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and the Muslim Brotherhood each benefit from working together – for now.

Egypt’s post-Hosni Mubarak political landscape is endlessly confusing, with a surfeit of unfamiliar parties offering policy platforms often opaque, even to themselves.
Amid the tumult one new relationship has come starkly to the fore: the intimate, if generally tacit, alliance between the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and the Muslim Brotherhood….