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Some Worry Egypt Could Become A Repressive Police State

NPR | July 16, 2013 5 p.m.

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Leila Fadel

Some of Egypt’s liberal politicians are worried that they’ve allied with the enemy against the ousted president. After the January 2011 revolution, the military ruled during the transitional period for 18 months, when hundreds were killed in protests. Now the military is squarely back in power with the backing of millions of people. Some say there is a danger that Egypt’s deep state will take hold again and turn the nation back into a police state. But they are still squarely in the minority.

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