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An Egyptian military source told Reuters that as many as 14 million people in the nation of 84 million took part in Sunday's protests across the country. Despite no independent way to verify this estimate, some international media outlets have said that this could have been the largest demonstartion seen in the history of the world.
Originally posted by ifeelsohigh
The numbers are staggering even if it isn't 14 million it's a lot of people.
Question - didn't these people do the same thing a couple years ago? Didn't they oust a president and elect this guy and now they're pissed off at him?
So is it the government or are Egyptians just a fickle bunch of people?
in the eyes of the people who started the 2011 revolution, hardly anyone of them voted for him. yet they oust Mubarak and then they lose the revolution to the MB
administration officials and representatives of other government agencies quietly held a meeting in the White House with Abdallah bin Bayyah. Given his close ties with Brotherhood thought leaders like Yusuf al-Qaradawi (who is banned from entering the U.S.), not to mention bin Bayyah’s own influential role in the Brotherhood, it’s obvious this meeting was held to discuss U.S. support for the Brotherhood at a time when its popularity in Egypt is plummeting.
Reported on 6/20/13 - (KCEN) -- A group of soldiers are preparing for their deployment to Egypt with riot training on post. They're planning ahead for violent protests or riots and the possibility of protecting the country's border with Israel.
Originally posted by undo
reply to post by WonderBoi
can you translate for me, what that video is suggesting?
is the US sending troops to protect morsi ?edit on 1-7-2013 by undo because: (no reason given)