Thursday 18 January 2018

Egypt can be a model for warring factions of Arab world

Con Coughlin

When Mohammed Morsi, the political face of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, recently sent his aides on a diplomatic tour, they left their foreign hosts pleasantly surprised.

Rather than embarking on a long rant, railing against the decadence of the West and upholding the virtues of sharia, they conceded that not even political Islam could provide all the answers.

In order to reclaim its former glory as one of the pre-eminent powers in the Arab world, Mr Morsi and his followers would need all the help they could get.

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