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    Did Morsi Ouster, Army Takeover Save or Destroy Egypt’s Democracy?i
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    August 29, 2013 8:11 PM
    While the West frets over the Egyptian military’s seizure of power and condemns the violent suppression of protesters, the response within Egypt is more ambiguous. Many of the nation's intellectuals see those actions not as an attack on democracy, but as the best chance to save it. In Cairo, VOA's Al Pessin sought out advocates on either side of the argument.

    Did Morsi Ouster, Army Takeover Save or Destroy Egypt’s Democracy?

    Published August 29, 2013

    While the West frets over the Egyptian military’s seizure of power and condemns the violent suppression of protesters, the response within Egypt is more ambiguous. Many of the nation's intellectuals see those actions not as an attack on democracy, but as the best chance to save it. In Cairo, VOA's Al Pessin sought out advocates on either side of the argument.


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