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This article, written by Marwan Bishara, appeared on Al Jazeera on June 17,2012
Cairo, Egypt - Egypt is holding presidential elections in amid a constitutional, political and economic mess.
Once elected, it is not clear who will swear in the new president, or what authority the new leader will have - these powers are yet to be defined in the new permanent constitution. Many are asking what happened to the promise of change.
It is complicated, to say the least. There is no simple answer as to how or why, after a breath-taking revolution, Egypt is stuck, once again polarised between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood.
And today, Egyptians find themselves obliged to choose between a new version of the old regime and what many fear to be the coming of Islamist rule.
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*Photo Credit: Jonathan Rashad
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