Mohamed Habib

Why Won’t Morsi Back Down? Read His Resume
November 30, 2012

The Egyptian president's C.V. explains his recent actions.

Meet the Islamist Political Fixer Who Could Be Egypt’s Next President
April 27, 2012

When Egypt’s Presidential Elections Commission disqualified Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate Khairat al-Shater from the upcoming elections last week, the Brotherhood was angered, but not surprised. Egyptian law bans criminal convicts from running for president, and though al-Shater’s 2007 conviction for belonging to an “illegal organization”—namely, the Brotherhood— was highly politicized, the Brotherhood knew that it could sink al-Shater’s candidacy nonetheless.