Khalil Al-Anani's Articles

The state of fear and repression created by Mubarak was overthrown on 25 January 2011. Any attempt to revive it will fail

The conservative nature of Islamist groups, including the Muslim Brotherhood, was — and continues to be — a serious obstacle in adapting to new circumstances

Among the chronic ailments of the Muslim Brotherhood are misperception and repetition of mistakes, especially during times of crisis

In their support for military rule, Egypt's opportunistic civil political elite betray the very values they claim to defend

Egypt's political crisis is more than a dispute over an ousted regime. It is more even than a confrontation between the Brotherhood and the army — a struggle that spans decades

Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood were overthrown 3 July, but with them fell their rivals, both politically and morally

The political crisis in Egypt reached gridlock and the army intervened once again to find a resolution. This has triggered much speculation about the fate of President Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood

Both regime and opposition are currently engaged in a confrontation that has nothing to do with either democracy or the ideals of Egypt's January 25 Revolution

Although there are some similarities between protests at Taksim Square and in other Arab countries, there are also important differences

Mohamed Morsi and his group are pushing reconciliation with corrupt figures of Mubarak's regime for personal ends. Until now, no assets have been returned as the people's rights are sold out

The theory of inclusion/moderation posits that the more ideologically fanatical parties are included in the political process, the more rational their conduct becomes. This has not been the case with the Muslim Brotherhood

The Muslim Brotherhood is in need of genuine reform at the level of organs and leadership, to allow in new blood that is capable of integrating in society as a political movement, not as a closed faction

There are Islamists, and there are Islamists - the presidential hopeful Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh presents a version of the Islamist movement far more amenable than that of the Muslim Brotherhood from which he resigned