In divided Egypt, U.S. plays all sides
Arshad MohammedWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The ambiguous outcome of Egypt's revolution leaves Washington no choice but to deal with the country's two major players, the military and the Muslim Brotherhood, despite its disagreements with each.
Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist movement long held at arm's length by the United States, was declared on Sunday to have won Egypt's presidency.
He assumes an office whose powers have been whittled away by the military, whose recent actions are seen as anti-democratic but which remains the country's most powerful institution.
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"In divided Egypt, U.S. plays all sides", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2012. Consulté le 11/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/in-divided-egypt-u-s-plays-all-sides