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Egypt’s coup threatens democracy and regional stability

The revolution that last week ousted their first democratically elected president in favor of military rule has left 86 million Egyptians facing an uncertain future

By Omar Ashour  /  The Guardian

However, if the junta-led political process somehow did roll back from exclusion, political and media repression, we may yet see a transition similar to Turkey post-1997.

The scenarios are not certain, but what is certain is that the future of Egypt’s democracy is in great danger.

What is also certain is that the consequences of ending democratization in Egypt will not be limited to the country itself.

What happens in Egypt never stays in Egypt.

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