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Will Democracy Turn to Chaos in Egypt?

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After the so-called "Arab Spring" led to the downfall of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt lived through months of military dictatorship until voters chose Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood to be their President.  Now the country is facing economic collapse, violent religious confrontations and serious questions about free speech and democracy. With the new government failing to forge a political consensus, authoritarianism may not be a thing of the past. Can the US prevent the Middle East's most influential country from dashing hopes for democracy and stability in the region?

Credits

Guests:
David D. Kirkpatrick - New York Times - @ddknyt, Heba Morayef - Human Rights Watch - @hebamorayef, Roula Khalaf - Financial Times - @khalafroula, Michael Wahid Hanna - Century Foundation - @mwhanna1

Host:
Warren Olney