A tale of two Countries: Constitutional reform in the Middle East

By Tom Ginsburg, 20 January 2014
C/Flickr/Anass Barnichou
C/Flickr/Anass Barnichou
<div class="float_right padding_left_10"> </div> <div class="float_left padding_right_10"> </div> <div class="float_left"> </div> <p>Most of us know Charles Dickens' famous phrase about the best of times and worst of times, but few remember the next line: "it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness." As Tunisia and Egypt move a step closer toward completing constitutions this week, their experiences highlight the divergent fates of the Arab region's Islamist movements, resulting from the wise and foolish political choices of each country's political elites.
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