Egyptian Army Moves

As the high command of the Egyptian military declares it will rule by decree under martial law until elections are held and moves to ban strikes, Richard Seymour argues that “the precise balance of forces in the new polity has still to be decided, and in particular the army’s central role has to be negotiated (and struggled against). Everything the army does, therefore – whether they decide to keep the NDP men in place or throw them aside, for example – has to be read in terms of their determination to remain in charge.” Read his full article here.