August 27, 2013
Why Egyptians Are Cheering a Bloody Coup
Rachel Shabi, The Guardian
If a population seems overwhelmingly to support a deadly, vicious military takeover, it probably doesn't add much to label them as backward, bloodthirsty, or somehow incapable of democracy. And yet these have all been applied to Egypt's people, as the country has lurched from euphoric revolution in 2011 to a counter-revolutionary police state, enforced by the army.
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