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Egypt's Proposed Constitution Stirs National Debatei
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December 03, 2013 7:20 PM
As Egypt works out a new draft constitution, a period of public debate ahead of a national referendum has begun. VOA's Elizabeth Arrott reports from Cairo that political analysts are split on whether it is an imperfect document good enough for now, or if it misses an important opportunity.

Egypt's Proposed Constitution Stirs National Debate

Published December 03, 2013

As Egypt works out a new draft constitution, a period of public debate ahead of a national referendum has begun. VOA's Elizabeth Arrott reports from Cairo that political analysts are split on whether it is an imperfect document good enough for now, or if it misses an important opportunity.


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