Could the Media Have Been More Wrong About Egypt?

August 13, 2012  •  From

Remember when Mohammed Morsi was voted into power in Egypt and we were told not to worry because the military had all the power? Sunday, Morsi fired Egypt’s top military leaders, including the defense minister Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi.

Not long ago, Tantawi himself vowed now to let the Muslim Brotherhood dominate Egypt. “It was an authoritative signal that the military has no intention of giving the Brotherhood free rein,” the Washington Post said on July 16.

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