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Has the Day of the Islamist Arrived?

polmel Wrote: Jun 26, 2012 5:16 PM
Massive trials will soon begin in Egypt; thousands of collaborators will be tried for crimes against the people. Military officers will be stripped of rank and sentenced to a lifetime of hard labor. Once powerful families will lose their homes and be forced to pick cotton in the Nile Delta. Supporters of Shafiq will be banished to an existence under a blazing Sinai sky.
Sixteen months after the United States abandoned its loyal satrap of 30 years, President Hosni Mubarak, to champion democracy in Egypt, the returns are in.

Mohammed Morsi, candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood, is president of Egypt, while the military has dissolved the elected parliament that was dominated by the Brotherhood, and curbed his powers.

The military and the mullahs will fight for the future of a country that is home to one in four Arabs. The soldiers who have dominated Egypt since the ouster of King Farouk in 1952 show no willingness to surrender what they have long controlled of the...