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And we begin in Egypt where deadly protests could go on for days even months supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi are -- To remain in the streets until.
The Islamic leader.
He's put back into power and -- he sits in detention a world leaders including the US are urging Egypt's new leaders.
And the violence and protect the protesters.
-- -- is joining us live now from Cairo with the very latest -- So -- Egypt is not officially under martial law at this minute but there there is a growing military presence here in Cairo and really across the entire country but so far.
The military has been unable to prevent the growing violence at least 36 people have been killed in.
Just in the last few hours that Coptic Christian bishop was killed in the Sinai this is that.
Part of the country where the Muslim Brotherhood is strong but it's even stronger with radical islamists is well.
This is the type of violence that we are afraid we might see in the coming days and weeks here.
As you -- more more egyptians battling out on the streets.
Now over the night we saw heavy fighting here in Cairo and in Alexandria and some other cities where it was really sort of hand to hand combat.
Both sides using sticks and stones battling each other Molotov cocktails in the streets of something -- times -- out of a Hollywood movie.
And now -- top military commander here general CC that would be interim president bill had Leo months -- earlier today.
But what we haven't heard is any plans to meet with the Muslim Brotherhood or efforts to sort of find some common ground between the two groups that Muslim Brotherhood is.
Still urging its supporters to take to the streets there's been a large protests this city and peaceful protest hearing Cairo.
You know the Republican guard headquarters that's where we and others.
Mohamed Morsi a former deposed now president is being held and detained by the Egyptian military.
What are the top request by the Muslim Brotherhood is that -- he must be released they also want him reinstated that seems very unlikely.
But right now there's really no dialogue between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood.
And we are expecting protests tonight and tomorrow and him as you said the coming days.
Some challenging times ahead all right -- -- thank you very much that -- update.
Well while many observers believe Egypt's military will remain in control over the short term and continue influencing events behind the scenes after Egypt's constitution is amended and restored.
Questions remain on whether the military intervention has already undermined that nation's long term hopes for democratic rule.
Joining us now with some thoughts on what may happen.
Fox News military analyst colonel David Hunt -- also the author of the new book terror red.
Welcome great to have you here today -- Let's talk for a moment about what's ahead for Egypt as we focus on the protest with the ouster Egypt's first democratically elected president.
Many in Egypt are wondering what what's next.
A couple things I think we have to realize that -- -- main reason behind.
This -- this -- Which and one of the world's calling it coup but the US because it's tied to -- giving one point five billion dollars.
Was corruption military had their take -- half.
When the Muslim Brotherhood came into power the second piece is the mother -- this is the last first and only chance the mother brotherhood of viability.
And then -- gonna give up his political power as easily as -- as it what -- yesterday.
Not usually the push back on the Muslim Brotherhood this is gonna get ugly it's not -- What do you say to those who believe that the military is undermining efforts toward a lasting democracy.
I think that's true -- I I I don't think you'll find any successful country.
I followed by -- had a military -- Pakistan is the most recent example we had problems -- this in Vietnam is not a good way to start a government.
And again have them all one of the problems is that the US.
Has not participating in this.
And trying to help because they of course have backed the Muslim Brotherhood which as you mention.
The new book I wrote -- mother brother his territory as the but the issue right now is that -- -- but the military wants their money back.
Have taken over they disbanded the constitution.
And the mother brother to the big beginning to push back we all got to remember the mother brotherhood is tied thing up with Iran.
We've witnessed protesters denouncing the Obama administration because it's been seen as backing -- -- and the brotherhood.
What role if any do you think the US can have to influence events in Egypt particularly.
Back country remains unstable for some time is this -- time.
To consider holding that on military and financial aid -- Senator John McCain is suggesting.
This administration was in support it ambassador didn't make positive statements but I think didn't make.
-- statements about the car the old regime -- a -- ago the mulled the brotherhood.
They were in support -- -- very hard to walk that back.
I think we have to continue the one point five billion we -- to keep some level of influence there's a great connection between US military.
And Egyptian military as corrupt as you get -- military.
It's what we need to keep our fingers and that by and again I say we have to be very concerned.
That the mother brother had built a very strong relationship with Iran and it -- and Ronnie and the Muslim Brotherhood.
Are going to be pushing back.
There's going to be more bloodshed and one rest for a while.
-- one of the biggest lessons though around more she's ouster is that the next leader needs to be more inclusive.
Without this -- -- and that it is seen as an opportunity to pursue a specific political ideology.
As more she did you agree with that.
What the mother brotherhood did.
Let's say it's gonna be outweigh the highway and it was a violent reaction that when -- -- was kicked out and this election happen.
Many people thought they would be a new way of doing business it wasn't it we just called.
Different but that what what what and what happened as well on the practical standpoint.
-- late mother brother want to keep the corruption money these off and only give the military it's half.
And that really is behind that's the problem is the mother brother what is not gonna go quietly.
Into the night because they were -- restrictive fell -- a third of the BP is being.
Are actually don't like the Muslim Brotherhood -- the third is the military and other third of this have to do a political opponents.
Her -- always great to see you nice to have your perspective today thank you very much for joining us welcome thank you.
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