Sisi’s speech: Reading between the lines

By Mohamad Elmasry  Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s speech does not offer much hope for Egyptian democracy. Egyptian Field Marshall Abdel Fattah el-Sisi recently committed to doing exactly what he promised his June 30 collaborators he would not do – run for the presidency. Sisi’s speech served as another ominous reminder that Egypt is not headed towards anything resembling a democratic state.…