“There was something huge brewing up, which Mrs. Clinton was not informed with, awaited her arrival”
What Mr. Friedman didn’t mention, though I’m sure he is aware of, is the fact that Egypt was, and still is, a police state.
Pepper spray or rubber bullets, two different tactics but both serve the same purpose, to Silence dissent.
Prominent Egyptian activists have threatened to call for a general strike, should Egypt’s ruling junta fail to transfer power to a democratically-elected government.
The Egyptian military’s apparent reluctance to relinquish power has raised the spectre of what they did back in 1954
“With Egypt military council siding with the Islamist front while dragging its feet on getting the police forces back on the street and properly functioning again, the Christian minority (10% of Egyptian population) remains in limbo.”