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How to Fake an Army Revolt

I used to love reading about Napoleon when I was a kid. I loved the strategies, the battles, the thinking that went into his war work. I was navigating my way through Twitter users in Cairo and was intrigued by a video from Khaled Khalil (@Kh_Khalil). The video was of a demonstration in a square, […]

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An Army Division Turns

Watching the latest troubles in Egypt makes you realize why most revolutions, coup d’etat, regime changes, whatever you want to call them need the support of the military. The actions in Egypt are quite bizarre in that they have not chosen a side. And yet, it is hard to imagine the army being neutral forever. […]

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