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2013-07-01 Africa North
Egyptian military gives 48 hour ultimatum to Brotherhood, political forces
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Posted by Steve White 2013-07-01 12:43|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [305 views ]  Top

#1 I was just talking to a young Egyptian couple who were listening to the news, live. They are very happy that the military is standing up for the "people".
Posted by Bobby 2013-07-01 13:02||   2013-07-01 13:02|| Front Page Top

#2 Given how low all other agents of government have fallen here, wonder how long before that thought will be starting to catch on here.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-07-01 13:37||   2013-07-01 13:37|| Front Page Top

#3 ONtv Live
Posted by tipper 2013-07-01 13:41||   2013-07-01 13:41|| Front Page Top

#4 CASCA

Why, there was a crown offered him: and being offered him, he put it by with the back of his hand, thus; and then the people fell a-shouting.

BRUTUS

What was the second noise for?

CASCA

Why, for that too.

CASSIUS

They shouted thrice: what was the last cry for?

CASCA

Why, for that too.

BRUTUS

Was the crown offered him thrice?

CASCA

Ay, marry, was't, and he put it by thrice, every time gentler than other, and at every putting-by mine honest neighbours shouted.

- Shakespeare, Julius Caesar.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-07-01 13:43||   2013-07-01 13:43|| Front Page Top

#5 That big dog will bite yoouuu
Posted by BrerRabbit 2013-07-01 14:33||   2013-07-01 14:33|| Front Page Top

#6 Sadat came from the military IIRC. He didn't do too bad.

I think a benevolent dictator is the most the Egyptians can hope for and IMNSHO they really want one. That whole society (can I say MOST Muslim societies?) want the big daddy figure of a Caliph or Emir to take care of them.

Population as the children of the family seem to be there preferred default position.
Posted by AlanC 2013-07-01 14:47||   2013-07-01 14:47|| Front Page Top

#7 How... unexpected.
Posted by Pappy 2013-07-01 15:51||   2013-07-01 15:51|| Front Page Top

#8 As per CNN + FOX NEWS this Guam AM, the MusBros have rejected the Military's ultimatum.

That sound you're hearing is Israel going "OH CRAP"!

POTUS Obama can't ignore this one because of same + Egypt's Oil [also read, OPEC] + Suez Canal. HIS NON-MILITARY OPTIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, NORTH AFRICA OR AFRICA, + EAST ASIA ARE GETTING STEADILY LESSOR + LESSOR.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-07-01 19:41||   2013-07-01 19:41|| Front Page Top

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