The Arabist

The Arabist

By Issandr El Amrani and friends.

Podcast: Islamic Republic of Egypt?

In this edition of the Arabist Podcast, we introduce a brand new segment, Regional Cliffnotes, and then delve into the initial results from the first round of Egypt's parliamentary elections. It's a triumph for the Islamists, with the Muslim Brotherhood getting a comfortable plurality, but the real surprise is that Salafists are the country's second political force.

And that's something that worries us.

Links for this week's episode:

Podcast #20