March 11, 2013

Morsi Out of Answers on Egypt Violence

Issandr El Amrani, The National

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In the days that followed the toppling of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's revolutionaries feared the plots of the deep state: the military and political nomenklatura of the regime, deep-pocketed businessmen and security agencies conspiring to save what they could of a system tailor-made for them. It may turn out that the fear was misplaced. What Egypt suffers most from today is not plots hatched in the shadows, but a shallow state that is cracking on the surface.

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