Insight: In "Islamist" Egypt, generals still have final say




 
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Insight: In "Islamist" Egypt, generals still have final say
 
June 29th, 2012  
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Insight: In "Islamist" Egypt, generals still have final say
(Reuters) - Egypt's army will continue to be the guardian and ultimate arbiter of the state after moving to secure real power before the victory of Mohammed Mursi, the Islamist president who triumphed in last week's election run-off. While the generals saw no alternative to respecting the popular vote for Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood, they see it as their obligation to forestall any attempt by Egypt's new leadership to create an Islamic state under sharia law, senior officers, intelligence officials and diplomats told Reuters. ...




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