The U.S. Role In Egypt's Battle For Democracy

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Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson, foreign correspondent, NPR
Mona El-Ghobashy, assistant professor of political science, Barnard College
Michele Dunne, director of the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi authorized the military to secure the country ahead of a controversial referendum on a draft constitution — a move that some compared to martial law. The opposition is split over what to do — vote down the constitution or boycott the vote altogether.

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