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It's a live look at -- square in Cairo there where protests are under way.
At least three people were killed elsewhere in clashes between Egypt troops Egyptian troops and supporters of deposed president.
Mohamed Morsi -- islamists today's staging a quote.
Friday of rejection as the interim president promises to move Egypt toward a fair and inclusive democracy.
Some analysts say the analysts say the crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood -- -- deepening.
It's dividing the country Baird does the chance to stand here she and there are -- dolphins -- -- -- change or get your real last name right.
Is -- former terrorism analysts and -- at the Treasury Department in VP of research at the foundation for defense of democracy so we're looking at.
A live shot there -- square next year you on -- -- now and me and and Jonathan first thing I would ask you let's talk about how tenuous is the security there.
-- re looking at maybe a few hot spots that might crop up.
Or is this a keg of dynamite waiting to -- Well I think what we've seen so far is that it's possible for conflict to break out pretty much anywhere throughout Egypt they were clashes in the Sinai Peninsula.
Along the Suez area right now in Cairo Alexandria.
So pretty much anywhere where the -- has has strongholds and that's.
All over the country you're going to see protests today and and potential for violence.
In is we know -- Muslim Brotherhood they're calling for those protests today so what do you think is their motive.
Is this the idea here is to say hey listen to -- Muslim Brotherhood is a force to be reckoned with.
And you -- not to restructure a political foundation without including us or is it nearly to create chaos.
Well I'm not sure that the that the strategy is to create chaos yet but you have to remember that the brotherhood.
Has been waiting for for this opportunity to come to power for something like eighty years.
And now after only a year in power it's been toppled.
And and so its supporters are obviously very angry they believe that this is a military coup against the legitimate regime.
At the same time on the other side opponents of the brotherhood were saying that this was a classic overreach and power.
By Mohamed Morsi that he violated democratic principles and try to manipulate the judiciary and other so.
What you have is basically a standoff and and a conflicting narrative.
By the anti islamists in the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt right.
And right now let's go with -- narrative that -- being in military to talk about the backlash.
In the region and and towards the US in US supporters.
Sure well I mean you have a number of actors around the region that have condemned this from -- -- to Turkey to -- in the African Union.
Which just kicked -- out because of this of this military -- And then there's also some complexities here in the United States it is illegal for the United States to provide aid to any democratic country that's been toppled by military coup.
That puts one point five billion dollars in American aid on the line for Egypt which is one of the reasons why.
The Obama administration has been very careful not to call this a military -- Right but but -- -- did all eyes are not -- -- Egypt all lives across the world are on Howell the Obama administration.
Moves forward to and it do you believe.
I I don't think so but -- -- asking do you think that if things get out of hand really had a hand their mean their military is they're very strong -- in Egypt.
Is there any way that the US might get involved.
I highly doubt -- this is I think that the -- -- an illustration has been standing on the sidelines and for good reason.
This is an Egyptian matter we're obviously very concerned about stability there but I think it's very premature to talk about putting boots on the ground.
-- -- -- -- but you know what we just putting stuff out there in the table just looking at these live shots here hopefully.
This peaceful picture that we're looking at right now remains that way imports and we do have at least three people dead.
Certainly don't want to see any more lives lost or bloodshed there mr.
Sir Jonathan thank you could have been a pleasure.
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