Another Detour On Egypt's Path To Democracy

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Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson, foreign correspondent, NPR
Tarek Masoud, professor, Harvard University
Nathan Brown, professor, George Washington University

Even before votes were counted in Egypt's first competitive presidential election, military leaders effectively seized control of the country. The ruling military council granted itself broad powers over the government, including budget control, immunity from oversight and the power to declare war.

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