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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 11:11 AM
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The Old Order Stifles the Birth of a New Egypt
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/23/world/middleeast/vestiges-of-hosni-mubaraks-order-stifle-birth-of-new-egypt.html?_r=1

By ANTHONY SHADID
Published: November 22, 2011

CAIRO If the demonstrations that culminated in February were an uprising against President Hosni Mubarak, the revolt today is against his legacy.

This is the real revolution, said Mohammed Aitman, helping at a first-aid clinic in a turbulent, roiling and, at times, ecstatic Tahrir Square.

The vestiges of Mr. Mubaraks order the military, the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamists, or fragmented liberals and leftists seem ill prepared to navigate the transition ............
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