After twenty-nine years of corruption, on January twenty-fifth Egyptians began to peacefully protest against Hosni Mubarak. Demanding social justice, democracy, and an end to police brutality. On February eleventh Mubarak was forced to resign and the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), made up of high ranking army figures, took over and undertook all legislative and executive powers two days later. In June 2012, Egypt’s military rulers officially recognized Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood as the winner of Egypt’s first competitive presidential election. He became Egypt’s fifth president, his victory, 16 months after the military ceased Mubarak’s power, is a huge milestone in Egypt’s transition to democracy. Mr. Morsi Resigned from the Brotherhood and the Freedom and Justice Party as promised. However Morsi’s new status at president does little to resolve the problem between the generals and the Brotherhood over the institutions of government and the future constitution. Before they promised to hand over power to President Morsi, the generals shut down the democratically elected and Islamist-led Parliament, and took over its powers to make laws and set budgets. They also ordered an interim Constitution stripping the incoming president of most of his powers and reimposed martial law by allowing soldiers to arrest civilians. In the process, the generals gave themselves, in effect, a veto over provisions of a planned permanent Constitution. By November 2012, Mr.