Revolutions are messy affairs and take some time to settle. Unlike the Soviet Revolution that brought a civil war to then a dark period over Russia and her Dependencies, the Egyptian revolution seems to be doing quite well, thank you. The Army's latest concession to give up power by July 2012 shows that they have no aspiration for a long term rule, and that they take civilian protestors seriously. It bodes well for at least the near future of Egyptian democracy.
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