Thursday, July 26, 2012

Egypt's misery of the last 60 years ....

and in all probability that misery will increase a hundred-fold ... (that "hundred-fold" is in my opinion , not Dr.Pipes') but he does see the rule in Egypt getting worse.  His piece at his blog has  Time mag's pics of King Farouq down to Sadat and his insight on them.

This week marks 60 years since Egypt's self-proclaimed Free Officers overthrew the constitutional monarchy of King Farouq – and the first anniversary when one can imagine the demise of the military despotism that so long has wounded the country. Sadly, its most likely replacement will bring on an even worse rule........

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