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    • Vittorio Antonio
    • 16.12.12 | 19:03 (IST)

    I would bet that Washington has assured Morsi that monies from the U.S. will flow into Egypt as before only if he establishes absolute rule in cooperation with U.S. interests as did the former regime. The U.S. Empire cannot afford to support a true democracy either abroad or at home that departs from supporting Washington's expansive military presence around the world. There is nothing more attractive to politicians wherever they hold office than a welfare check from Uncle Sam. Will the Arab Spring survive? Most likely it will. Too much water has flowed over the dam of repression to be recovered.

    from the article: Egyptians narrowly back Islamist-shaped constitution, rival camps say
    First published 08:34 16.12.12 | Last updated 08:34 16.12.12
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