Tahrir Square’s Military Coup World

Fine reporting. Lucid account of turbulent events: “It felt upside down. A popular protest to oust President Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who was democratically elected, in which, since Monday, the military has taken the side of the protesters. From one perspective, what is happening in Egypt represents an extraordinary repudiation of political Islam. From another, it is an outright military coup” (1,100 words)

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