Deciphering Egypt's Transition
What Do Egypt's Botched Elections Mean for the EU?
Author(s): Timo Behr
Publisher(s): Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA), Helsinki
Date of publication: 16 Dec 2010
Issue number: 72
Series: FIIA (UPI) Briefing Papers
Description: This briefing paper reviews the issues at stake in Egypt's transition. It provides a snapshot of Egypt's current social and political predicament and describes the outcome of the recent parliamentary elections and their impact on the upcoming presidential contest. Finally, the paper evaluates the EU's relations with Egypt in the light of these events, and asks what kind of relationship the EU should develop with Egypt in the post-Mubarak era.General note: © 2010 Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)