Following mass protests, Egypt’s military intervened on July 3 to remove President Mohamed Morsi from office, marking a dramatic turn in the country’s post-Mubarak transition. Egypt’s armed forces are now back at the helm, with promises of a new political roadmap and quick transition back to a civilian government. But the country is deeply divided and the path forward is profoundly uncertain.

Four Egypt experts and Sada contributors weigh in on Egypt’s current predicament. Each offers a unique perspective on different factions’ motivations for political reconciliation and compromise and whether a political solution is possible.

Please join the discussion by sharing your own views in the comments section.