Zakaria: The greatest threat facing Egypt

From Global Public Square Wed Apr 11 2012, 22:29:45

By Fareed Zakaria, CNN Egypt is in the news these days because of the nomination of two new candidates for president - one from the Muslim Brotherhood, Khairat al-Shater, and the other from the more radical Salafi movement, Hazem Salah Abu Ismail. Many Egypt watchers are understandably concerned. There have been attacks on Christians, Western aid [...]

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