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Out of Egypt here's a live look at -- square in Cairo he got security forces now saying that 650.
People have been arrested.
During the clashes that left more than fifty people dead.
On Monday the country's top Muslim cleric.
Who backs the removal of president Morsi warns that Egypt he believes is headed toward civil war.
Joined now by -- -- -- our nation's Middle East analyst and journalist and a Fox's contributor.
And Judy Miller is a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter and author.
Also Fox News contributor off Peters is a Fox News strategic -- what the team I thank you so much for all of you -- -- here Judy let me start with you.
In terms of what you're learning about what's going on on the ground there what's what's happening this is clearly -- very tense moment it's a moment in which the military feels that it.
Has to assert its authority.
It has to tell the Muslim Brotherhood that if they continue to resist what's happened.
They will be killed as what happened in the mosque -- yesterday or they will be arrested.
The Muslim Brotherhood is the top down organization.
And the military is taking this to happen to prevent.
An all out civil war.
Police you know we have talked about the different stages.
-- revolution and you have the toppling of -- -- -- -- and then you had this what looks to be now.
An inch around Muslim Brotherhood government which no doubt is scraping to hang on to some control.
In this situation so you know are we looking at a possible return until Mubarak style government where you've got the military backing their leader.
And the click the military is not going to be involved where.
Much longer than just restoring stability.
To whatever government will now take.
The lead and it seems as though the interim government is extremely eager.
To remove the more C isn't the -- well of the past year and to move on and -- proved to open it extremely inclusive to bring in.
At the -- Islam is to bring in the Muslim brother had to go forward knowing or believing that the only way to actually move forward and not have these.
Protests brought up and to have the country be perpetual revolutionary -- it.
You know we have months and maybe years to come they have to -- include.
All these different constituencies and that's proving to be extremely difficult if not impossible.
Ralph in terms of the US role here.
What is it what indications -- we have from the White House other than that we're sort of sitting back and and looking and watching and and assessing all of that.
Should it be any more than that.
I think we need to get over national or cynicism imagine that we can decisively influence events.
We can play constructively on the margins of events throughout the Middle East if we do our homework which we rarely do.
That if you look at each of what's happening.
It's going to be a long time and decades before he just really can modernize itself socially.
-- -- be patient and if if -- -- -- one point worth.
The shootings in London outside the military headquarters.
And near -- -- Were absolutely provocation by the Muslim brother.
There is no advantage of the military in firing on civilians in military doesn't want to do that they were attacked.
And -- military's attack in Egypt or anywhere in the Middle Eastern respond in force but I agree absolutely sick and Judy said.
The military doesn't want to governed directly -- protects equities but it wants a civilian government as inclusive as.
Paulson is there any hope Judy as you look at this situation because you know when the Muslim Brotherhood ended up in winning the election.
You know I think the world sat back and said well you know they had an election and and the Muslim Brotherhood -- And there was in a sort of an acceptance of that at that point.
But then they went not to be haven a way that wasn't at all what they campaigned on and you know cracking down on journalists cracking down on Christians.
Taking away the freedom of the press in the country.
At it you know she lots of surprises I guess they wouldn't work -- to everybody but in out not exactly what they campaigned on as I said.
So where is there a possibility that a democracy that a better alternative emerges for Egypt and how likely is that.
Well I think that there is a possibility now because we have had this terrible experience in Egypt with the Muslim Brotherhood.
And egyptians have figured out that Islam is the solution is just a slogan.
And so now they're interested in the restoration of political stability in one hand.
An economic growth.
Which is in Hawaii the appointment to his house Sunday is -- -- as as prime minister his -- important he's an economist season.
Pragmatic guy he's inclusive he's a man of principle.
Egypt's economy needs to be restored they had 68%.
Growth rate under Mubarak.
They can do it again but -- going to be a long -- very dismal economy under under RC just like a thirty seconds each on me go to Lisa -- are you hopeful -- not for the future of Egypt for.
In the longer night we we should all be very hopeful because the people of Egypt are giving us the message.
You know if we didn't do our homework and we're not knowledgeable but the one take home message here be that the people of Egypt have come out there letting the world know that they want -- They want a healthy economy they want to be able to have jobs have food on the table and that's what this revolution is about.
We can't import democracy that's not what this is about -- about.
Really giving stability and first political to police about that could lead to economic stability -- that -- can go back to.
You know be good strong country for and that's -- -- interest as well we have to remember that and not -- the even allowed them to nation build south.
I am hopeful for Egypt and don't long term in the short to mid term it's going to be messy but also you have to with the US should do not think the US should not -- should stop doing.
Get over -- cult.
Of early -- immediate elections.
-- societies after its centuries of oppression he time to develop civic institutions.
So as a social responsibility the little rule of law.
And independent judiciary election should come later because we have elections at the start before the country is ready.
He get what happen in Iraq Afghanistan.
Tunisia and Egypt.
So elections are tools democracy they're not democracy itself.
Point there isn't.
I guess it opportunity this or say what they have an election so that's all that's not the two got Ralf thank you Judy these young great to have you -- here today.
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