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-- -- Fox News alert we have dramatic new video out of Egypt a short while ago looked at these pictures.
Supporters of president Mohamed Morsi opening fire now today -- anti government protesters sixteen people reported hurt.
As far as we know at this point as the two groups have gone -- it in the streets of Alexandria.
The government initially tried to disperse the crowds -- just then retreating from the battle it came as Egypt is bracing for what could be.
The worst riots inspired him apparently -- -- From powers two years ago joining me now KT McFarland Fox -- nationals.
Security analyst Kiki welcome good to have you here so we know that this weekend there are large protests planned in Cairo so you've got thousands of people.
Coming into the streets in Cairo at the same time it got the government now actually firing at protesters.
In Alexandria wears is headed -- what's going OK it's important take a step back and realize that every revolution -- -- three -- play.
-- -- all the rebels get together to topple the dictator that's what happened two years ago and they toppled Mubarak but act two has some rebels turned to govern.
You -- let this -- this fight with each other so we've seen in the last year that the Muslim Brotherhood.
And -- Marcy shoved aside all the other rebels the Christian Coptic Christian groups that pro democracy groups and now bearing charge.
X three is somebody emerges from this.
Potentially it's cast for a long time but ultimately somebody emerges now why is it's not happening now wants is so bad for Egypt in the Muslim Brotherhood.
They've totally mismanaged the economy.
There -- -- has flat line there's no tourism to bring in foreign currency there's no foreign investment and wealth and egyptians are leaving and they're taking their money with them.
And here now to the point where the anti government.
They're going to the streets on Sunday so the pro government demonstrators Morrissey is setting his people out today to try to preempt that demonstration.
And the big swing is the Egyptian army nobody knows you.
Actually -- there on the side -- Mubarak will clearly say you had a almost -- on military government under the -- Then we're told that you know this that the -- that -- was democratically elected -- and -- that that the Muslim Brotherhood was put in place.
By the democracy that has created by the Arab Spring and now as you say they're terrible leaders they're not learning while the people are.
Potentially a starving and certainly very concerned about food shortages and we've seen -- that -- It's in her -- and -- -- -- just hit the nail on the head is the food shortages Egypt as the world's largest importer week.
Without foreign currency they can't by the -- to feed their people.
They could run out of food by the end of the year you could see.
Food riots -- demonstration -- -- that -- a volatile political -- this revolution is far from moment.
I know how many people realize because that you know there's so much going on in the world but but there have been so many Christians killed in -- And you know tens hundreds by some estimates dissident their persecuting Christians every single event in this.
Pancake guy you have to I -- actually last week with some Coptic Christians from Egypt who were going to be part of this demonstration.
There it's just almost 10% of the population densities of people who've been there since that -- -- since the early days of Christ they have been married they have been using.
Members about society and accepted MS society.
For 2000 years now they're being discriminated against their churches are being.
Earning their hope for them -- -- this situation if they're able to you know eventually he they'll go to act three here -- -- -- -- look into our crystal ball.
If Mubarak in the Muslim but -- is overthrown in this situation.
Could it the rest of these groups rise up and have a real democracy in Egypt is that it if possible avenue absolutely yeah also -- -- absolute chance that it becomes chaos.
X three in this case is going to somebody's got to figure how to -- -- people the largest -- country in the Middle East as dozens of service the rest of the region.
They're an awful lot of people without jobs and without livelihoods.
So who's going to be able to figure out who's going to be able to speak for them.
Look like anybody's guess right now I think the worry is that what you'll have.
There's another round of these violent demonstrations.
What does the army is his support that Mohammed -- government or.
And -- maybe even fire on the people on Sunday.
Or does it decide you know we're gonna stay neutral -- -- -- -- -- -- on the streets you just don't know where this goes my guess is.
That it is leads to more chaos rather than originally looked across this whole region you guys you know Syria clearly.
Aside it's fighting so hard to hang on to power and we've lost a 100000 people have lost their lives in the situation.
Is Egypt potentially another place and and perhaps Turkey that that it could go a similar risk and what do we do about it and it you know what what can -- -- -- Well I think the one thing we have to remember is you don't want to be in the middle of somebody else's civil war we've tried that it doesn't work.
We can -- certain humanitarian assistance where it's required and we can urge those countries which are sort of in a fledgling.
You know way trying to get to democracy -- urged them to get there.
But at this point these revolutions are happening in their territory with their own people there's not a lot we can do whether it's in Syria pouring Egypt or in Jordan.
It is a lot of this I think is we are reaping what we -- two or three years ago when we pulled the rug out from under.
Dictator they were dictators that we pull the rug out from under the mistaken -- place for the most parents cash.
Mean one thing you know that could be done is to speak out.
Yeah it -- favor of democracy you know for our president to speak out in favor of those who are struggling at the Christians in Egypt who are struggling -- they -- democratic treatment.
It is governments are gonna call themselves democratic elected right.
-- we could do that except for the fact that if you're just arrested one of the people who was part of the US government in the pro democracy in Iraq but I do think your right to point out the Christian.
Persecution that's happening whether -- in Egypt or Syria throughout the reach I think to see more of its.
Katie thank you very much not a situation.
Election happens over the weekend -- -- thanks -- have a bit.
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