Andrey Korotayev: Anatomy of the Egyptian Counterrevolution

Posted on March 25, 2014 by


Our young Egyptian friends (a sort of “leftist liberal revolutionaries”) consider the post-July 3 events in their country [the ousting of president Morsi by the military] as “counterrevolution”.


An example of a “counter-revolutionary”  broadsheet from the website of the Egyptian Socialist-Revolutionaries. The text says: “Down with your constitution! Down with your laws! Down with your state! Down with counter-revolution! Source

And I would tend to agree with them – though not without certain qualifications.