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Morsi Refuses To Back Off Power-Grab

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi attempted to calm a furor raised by his decree expanding his powers as clashes between police and a small group of protesters continued in Cairo today.

The president's administration issued a statement emphasizing the temporary nature of his nearly unchecked authority, and said his constitutional decree granting it was not meant to concentrate his powers.

Source: Christian Science Monitor. Read full article. (link)

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  • Lyle||

    Oh oh.

  • John Galt||

    Looks like Egypt has an Obama, too.