Morsi - future Pharaoh or transitional figure?

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi rally in Cairo (photo: dpa)
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi rally in Cairo (photo: dpa)

President Mohamed Morsi is a figure the West finds hard to evaluate. But, there is only one Mr Morsi and he has only one policy - the West just does not understand what it is. This report looks at Egypt’s president, examines his commitment to the Muslim Brotherhood and considers what factors are motivating his policies.

THERE are many controversies surrounding the new President of Egypt. One of those is how to spell the name of Mohamed (also spelled Muhammad) Morsi (also spelled Mursi and Morsy) Isa El-Ayyat (sometimes included, mostly not).

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The name game is a metaphor for how the West perceives the Egyptian leader. While it is no...

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