Democracy, Islam and Egypt's Economy

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The Muslim Brotherhood and ultra-conservative Salafists won 60 percent of the vote in Egypt's recent elections. What will that mean for the ruling military, relations with Israel, and for democracy? Are those issues distractions from the economic concerns of the mass of Egyptians? Also, demonstrations over the election in Russia continue, and Occupy Wall Street occupies foreclosed homes.

Banner image: A woman wearing a full Islamic veil walks past Egyptian police and soldiers outside a polling station on the second day of the run-off election in Cairo on December 6, 2011. Photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images