How successful was the Arab Spring in bringing about democracy?
1. Freedom House says a country score of 5 out of a total of 7 is the minimum score required to be an effective democracy.
Current-day Egypt scores 1.99 on Civil Liberties, 1.70 on Corruption, and 2.62 on Accountability.
Countries at the Crossroads 2012 | Freedom House
4. In Egypt today: "Power and water outages are common across Egypt. Crime is rampant. The value of the currency is slipping."
President has not tackled Egypt's biggest problems
Telegraph.co.uk- 18 September 2012