54. Dr. Hālah Mustafá: Egypt is ruled by ancient mentalities
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Dr. Hālah Mustafá, the editor-in-chief of al-Dimuqrātīyah magazine at al-Ahrām and member of the National Democratic Party’s Policies Secretariat gives her opinion on current national and international issues and discusses the obstacles to political reform in Egypt.
The article looks at a new religious survey, Freedom in the World, which claims that none of the Christian communities in the Middle East are completely free. The author analyzes the changing face of Christianity in the Middle East and the reasons behind its recent decline.
The author discusses the background, aims, and plans of so-called International Islamism. He comments on what he believes to be the three trends that make up International Islamism, and the main platforms that they rely on.