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Egypt’s military adventure
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July 16, 2013 16:47
If Mohammed Morsi was not the “duly elected head of government,” and if he was not “deposed by a military coup or decree,” then words have ceased to have meaning, and black is white.
Morsi Protestors

Morsi Protestors521. (photo credit:ASMAA WAGUIH/REUTERS)

As ever, Shakespeare puts it perfectly:   

What's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.   

What has happened in Egypt is, frankly, a coup d’état. The army has overthrown the elected government and arrested the president and the leaders of what was the governing party, the Muslim Brotherhood. Yet the US administration has so far studiously avoided designating recent events as a military coup, and the UK has been equally bashful. 

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  • muslim brotherhood
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