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    Empire - Egypt: A second republic?

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Making history at the epicenter of the Arab world, Egypt has democratically elected and inaugurated an Islamist and a former political prisoner as its new president.

    For a moment the country can take a breath, as the daily grind of getting a country back to work takes over.

    But while one issue is resolved, many others remain – the future of the parliament, a constitution still unwritten and a military that seems determined to hold on to control of much of the Government and a substantial segment of the country’s economy.