Tue November 27, 2012
Morsi's Power Grab, Egypt's Constitutional Crisis
Originally published on Tue November 27, 2012 12:56 pm
Egypt's president Mohamed Morsi issued a decree giving himself near absolute power. Protests followed, and Morsi walked back slightly on his claim to absolute authority. NPR's Cairo bureau chief Leila Fadel explains the evolving political challenges of Egypt's post-Mubarak era.