Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

On June 29, 12 days after he was elected president of Egypt, Muhammad Mursi ascended a Tahrir Square stage and issued a dramatic pledge to guard the revolution launched there the preceding spring. Mursi opened his jacket, revealing that he wore no bulletproof vest, thumped his chest and yelled, “I fear no one but God!”

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How to cite this article:

Joshua Stacher "Establishment Mursi," Middle East Report 265 (Winter 2012).