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Egypt’s New Constitution: Step Forward or Step Back?

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With the referendum on the new Constitution set for January 14/15, Egypt is at another critical juncture in its political transition.

In this Ground Truth Briefing, experts discuss the new Constitution, political developments on the ground, and the U.S.-Egyptian relationship.


  • Jane Harman

    Director, President, and CEO, Wilson Center
  • Amr Moussa

    Head of the 50-Member Constitutional Committee, former Secretary General of the Arab League and former Egyptian Foreign Minister
  • Moushira Khattab

    Former Public Policy Scholar
    Former Ambassador of Egypt to South Africa and to the Federal Republic of Czechoslovakia; and Former Egyptian Minister of Family and Population
  • Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat

    Chairman of the Reform and Development Party
  • Aaron David Miller

    Aaron David Miller

    Global Fellow