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May 22, 2012

Fukuyama on the challenges of building a political movement after Tahrir

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As the Egyptian public prepares to vote in the first post-revolutionary presidential elections this week, Francis Fukuyama takes stock of the political playing field in an article for The Daily Beast. With no genuine liberal candidate in the running, Fukuyama notes the failure of the Tahrir Square activists to translate protest into a structured political movement. Read more »