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Egypt army chief warns
state could collapse

Associated Press, by Hamza Hendawi

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/29/2013 7:49:40 AM

CAIRO -- Egypt´s army chief warned Tuesday of the "the collapse of the state" if the political crisis roiling the nation for nearly a week continues. The warning by Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who is also defense minister, were the first comments by the powerful military since the country´s latest crisis began last week around the second anniversary of Egypt´s uprising. They came days after President Mohammed Morsi ordered the army to restore order in the Suez Canal cities of Port Said and Suez - two of three cities now under a 30-day state of emergency and night curfew.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Crosscut, 1/29/2013 8:29:51 AM     (No. 9145832)

Mark Egypt up as another success for Obama and Hillary, Egypt is lost, over run by the Muslim Brotherhood, the new Nazis of the 21st century.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tivadoc, 1/29/2013 8:40:07 AM     (No. 9145865)

Why are we sending F-16 fighter jets to this regime?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: planetgeo, 1/29/2013 8:53:34 AM     (No. 9145908)

#2, because that´s part of Obama´s plan...for a worldwide Islamic caliphate.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/29/2013 8:55:41 AM     (No. 9145916)

What happened to the Pharoh? I thought you folks had your stuff together, now we find you are run by Nazi´s...and this is progress?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Axeman, 1/29/2013 8:57:04 AM     (No. 9145922)

How can it collapse more? Punch a hole to the other side?
When a sinkhole collapses further it starts sucking in everything around it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/29/2013 9:58:19 AM     (No. 9146124)

Good. It can´t collapse fast enough. Put Morsi back in jail.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: horacer, 1/29/2013 10:23:28 AM     (No. 9146200)

The worrisome thing is that there are more dangerous elements than the Brothers and Morsi in Egypt. A collapse could bring them into power. If the current economic conditions don´t improve collapse is inevitable. Good job Hillary. Enjoy your nobel peace prize.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/29/2013 10:51:09 AM     (No. 9146255)

Perhaps we should send them a few billboards with a photo of Mubarak waving and the words, "Miss me yet?".

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