Arab Spring 2.o?


So, the Muslim Brotherhood had its shot at ruling Egypt.

Morsi’s out of power, per the Egyptian military, in what was, rather surprisingly, a fairly peaceful revolution.

Will Egypt be able to form a stable, effective government from the various factions now?

I have no idea.

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4 responses to “Arab Spring 2.o?

  1. David Navarre

    The brilliance of the Emperor has saved the Egyptian people again!

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  2. ultimaratioregis

    The MB is not out of the picture, even if Morsi is.

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    • There’s every good chance they’ll resort to violence. But the fact that the regime change has been relatively peaceful so far is rather astonishing. It could very easily have devolved into a civil war. Heck, still might.

      I mentioned the other day not getting too excited about Obama continuing to provide equipment and money to Egypt, because it was virtually all going to the military, which, after 2 generations of fairly consistent engagement with the West is fairly moderate, and in no rush for a theocratic state.

      To the best of my knowledge, this is the first time a theocratic regime has successfully been repealed.

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    • ultimaratioregis

      It is indeed. We will see if it stays repealed.

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