There's alarm in Egypt over proposed changes to the constitution.

A parliamentary panel has approved a 6-year term for the President. It also allows the 64-year-old leader to run for a third and fourth term.

The amendments will be put to vote in Parliament later this month. This will be followed by a national referendum.

If the amendments become law, they could allow President Abdel Fattah el Sisi to stay in office until 2034 -- that's well after the official end of his second term in 2022.

So, is Egypt heading for a one-party rule?

Timothy Kaldas - Non-Resident Fellow, The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy.

Mohamad Elmasry - Associate Professor & Chair of the Journalism Program, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.

James Moran - Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Centre For European Policy Studies and a former EU Ambassador to Egypt, Jordan & Yemen.

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