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Right now I'm Kyra another day of -- demonstrations and unrest tens of thousands of egyptians.
March on the Presidential Palace compound that looks more like an armed camp these days take a look at those pictures these -- Furious with president Mohamed Morsi for a sitting near -- dictatorial powers.
And ramming through a constitution that many fear.
Will turn Egypt into an Islamic states and David Shanker he's -- -- a program on Arab politics at the Washington institute for.
Near east policy and it.
The former Middle East advisor to secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld thank you so much for joining at the pleasure.
See you -- there just prior to more seize power grab.
What was the -- then and did you see this coming.
What think that brotherhood was very confident.
And more she took the opportunity of course after that Hamas negotiations of of doing this and thought I think he thought that he had in the back.
People were the liberals if the so called liberals I think -- upset.
But there was no sign that there we're gonna actually unify and this really pushed it over the edge.
And -- -- they they they have banded together what about the role of the military in terms of -- in the military -- the previous President Hosni Mubarak.
On Thursday they intervene for the first time in these latest clashes.
What's their role with Morsi.
What the thief cut a deal -- more -- essentially.
You know -- he is going to exercise my authority of the military but by and large let them have their perquisites their role in the economy there.
There independence in determining their budget that setter for the time being.
But what they will not do in the end of the day is really opened fire on the crowds and we're gonna see how far it yes because military don't think we'll do that.
-- -- you mentioned the significance of the Muslim Brotherhood and that's in the way they have managed to band together and also incorporate you know ultra conservative.
Islamists in one camp so.
This week also marked a milestone in that respect because -- the first time that we've seen.
You know supporters of rival camps basically fighting each other.
Being the Muslim Brotherhood the ultraconservative Islamist and then against the liberals leftists and Christians on the other side.
Yet the -- in the liberals this whole coalition of people that work.
Oppose the Muslim Brotherhood we're just injected.
And all of a sudden this was so -- gets this power grab.
That you actually found something that unified -- they were busy eating one another sexually.
Fighting one another and finally.
You have something that has brought them not to streets and -- them against the -- I think this is a a good sign for this camp.
You know Morsi only 151%.
Of the popular vote can you get 40%.
Of the people didn't vote for -- and they're angry.
And the role of the United States President Obama he called -- on Thursday to express concern.
About the latest deaths and injuries to protesters which happened on Wednesday believe six died at last count what role should the United States play and that's.
-- at the end of the day the most important things to -- sort of a strategic elements the access to the canal the overflights the counterterrorism cooperation.
And the continuing of the peace treaty with Israel but we have a whole bunch of second here very important concerns as well.
Human rights women's rights.
Political pluralism religious freedom for the cops that are living there.
All these are now in question -- the -- -- rob we have to be hammering the Muslim brother heard about.
These important factors that just because you control the country doesn't mean that you or you are entitled to be dictator.
-- you were elected but you don't have this type of -- Okay David -- thank you so much for your insight we appreciate it we'll keep our eyes on Egypt thanks John.
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