August 14, 2012

Morsi Must Be Careful

Daily Telegraph, Daily Telegraph

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Egypt's first freely elected leader must resist pressure to undermine his democratic credentials.

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TAGGED: Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt


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