February 5, 2013

The Officers Backing Egypt's President

Joshua Stacher, Foreign Affairs

AP Photo

Egypt is unsettled but not on the verge of another revolution. Certainly, the country's unreformed security services have been cause for ongoing protest. But they will also ensure that those riots don't get out of hand.

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