Egypt has just ousted their first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, through massive protests and military action. On the surface this appears to be a step backwards in the quest for democracy. But is that really the case?
Casey Friedman, Dominic K. Albino, Yaneer Bar-Yam, Political Stability and Military Intervention in Egypt. arXiv 1307.3982, July 8, 2013.