One day after newly elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi declared that parliament — which was dissolved by the Supreme Constitutional Court in June — should reconvene, the court insisted that the dissolution of the Islamist-led parliament, made official by a decree from military leaders, would stand. The decision "raised new concerns over the potential volatility of public frustration with the military's continued grip on power, and with elements of the establishment supporting it."
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- Syrian women know how to defeat ISIS
- Will Kobani be ISIS's Waterloo?
- The U.S. Marines are developing laser weapons. Here's why.
- The one thing the New Atheists get right about religion
- 3 horrific inaccuracies in Homeland's depiction of Islamabad
- How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5:30 p.m.
- 10 things you need to know today: October 21, 2014
- 43 TV shows to watch in 2014
- Paul Krugman, Amazon, and the left's backwards view of book-industry titans
- Why the Supreme Court is allowing Texas to hold an unconstitutional election
Subscribe to the Week