The Egyptian military high council has announced that parliamentary elections are being put off until September. Opposition leaders are asking for more time to organize themselves into political parties. Presidential elections, originally scheduled for August, will also be held then. While younger Egyptians are hopeful about elections, they have grown wary of the military high council, which has ceased to be the force for change that they had hoped for.
With an overview of the current political situation in the country is Dalia Ziada, Egyptian blogger and Regional Director of the American Islamic Congress. Nicholas Kristof, columnist for The New York Times covered the uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East and he explains what he's seen in the country.