Sun February 6, 2011
Middle East

Lessons From Ancient Egypt

With its rich pharaonic history, Egypt is no stranger to leaders who expect unquestioning obedience from their subjects. Historian Toby Wilkinson says there are lessons to be learned from this Egyptian tradition of leadership, dating back to the time of Tutankhamun, that suggest the only thing more dangerous than a tyrant is the vacuum he can leave.

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