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About Karim Malak

Karim Malak is a Research Assistant at the Political Science Department at the American University in Cairo (AUC). He is the former Political Assistant at The Carter Center (TCC) Democracy Program, Cairo. 

Articles by Karim Malak

This week’s front page editor

Adam Ramsay is the Co-Editor of openDemocracyUK

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Egypt: fighting the status quo

The simple binary “Morsi vs. the ancien regime”, prevents us from developing a third way out.

The Egyptian revolution: take two?

What happened on January 25, 2011 was not a revolution. What happened last week was reminiscent of January 25, but led by people who see a closing window of hope for their struggle. Maybe history of a different kind is finally in the making.

American election, Egyptian perspectives

Where the world sees two radically opposed candidates, the Egyptian street sees two sides of the same coin.

The IMF loan to Egypt, and why we reject it

The proposed $4.8bn IMF loan to Egypt sparked a heated controversy. While the Government claims the funds are absolutely necessary to rebuild the country's economy, opponents warn against potentially disastrous, far-reaching consequences. Their arguments are summarised here.

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