December 27, 2012

Morsi's Next Challenge: Fixing an Ailing Economy

Ashraf Khalil, Time

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When Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi last spoke to his nation on Dec. 6, he was angry and defiant. He deplored the deadly clashes between opposing protesters outside the presidential palace while ignoring his own Muslim Brotherhood’s role in sparking that violence. And he made vague accusations — not dissimilar to those once uttered by the toppled dictator President Hosni Mubarak — that his opponents were being paid by sinister foreign interests.

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