The Interview

Gilles Kepel, specialist of Islam and of the Arab world

The crisis in Egypt deepens every day, with the country increasingly divided into two apparently irreconcilable camps. Recent events, such as the arrest of the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme guide Mohamed Badie, indicate that the military rulers are determined to break the religious movement, and reconciliation appears impossible, at least for now. So where is Egypt heading? Eduardo Cue puts the question to Gilles Kepel, author of many books about Islam and the Arab world.