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A Very Gloomy Prediction About The Outcome In Egypt

"It will be back to business as usual with a repressive, U.S.-backed military regime, only now the opposition will be much more radical and probably yet more Islamist. The historic opportunity to have a democratic Egypt led by those with whom the U.S., Europe, and even Israel could do business will have been lost, maybe forever. Uncle Sam will have to eat yet more humble pie, served up by the dictator who has just been insulting him." —Foreign Policy's Robert Springborg says that with the military now controlling the future of government in Egypt, any chance at democracy has been lost.