August 13, 2012

Has the Muslim Brotherhood Staged a Coup?

Abigail Hauslohner, Time

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It would seem that Mohamed Morsy is on a roll. Less than a week after sacking several major security chiefs, the first elected president in Egyptian history has moved on to tackle the big guns. On Sunday, Morsy fired Field Marshall Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, the country's defense minister and powerful chief of Egypt's military council, with whom the president has been locked in a power struggle since he took office at the end of June. Perhaps, no more.

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