Mai Shams El-Din is an Egyptian journalist based in Cairo. She has worked for various Cairo-based English publications and is currently writing for the Mada Masr news website. She blogs at maishams.tumblr.com and tweets at @maishams.
Following Morsi’s ouster, Egypt is once again on a knife-edge. While it is yet unforeseeable how the country can overcome the current state of crisis, it is quite clear how it got itself into it in the first place.