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Egypt's Defense Minister: Egypt could Collapse
Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/1/13 | Anni Lubin & Gil Ronin

Posted on 01/29/2013 4:29:48 AM PST by Eleutheria5

Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdel Fatah al-Sisi warned Tuesday that Egypt could be facing collapse.

Al-Sisi explained that military units have been stationed in cities next to the Suez Canal, where riots have broken out, in order to protect the canal.

"The continuing conflict between political forces and their differences concerning the management of the country could lead to a collapse of the state and threaten future generations," Al-Sisi said in a speech to army cadets that was also quoted on the Egyptian military spokesman's Facebook page. Sisi said the country's economic, political and social challenges signify "a real threat to the security of Egypt and the cohesiveness of the Egyptian state".

Some see Sisi's statement as an attempt to remind Egyptians about the power of the military and as a veiled threat to opposition forces.

At least 52 people have been killed in riots that broke out a few days ago, at the two year anniversary of the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. Many of the casualties were in the city of Suez, where the military was sent to quell the riots.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: arabspring; assisi; collapse; egypt; morsi; obama4ikhwan; obamaspeople
Egypt collapsing? I'm supposed to get upset by that. What's wrong with my upset-bone? It's not working. In fact, I have this uncontrollable urge to yawn.
1 posted on 01/29/2013 4:29:58 AM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

That wacky Arab Spring thing doesn’t seem to be working out. Egyptians Gone Wild.


2 posted on 01/29/2013 4:32:49 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Now Playing. Obama II - The Revenge of My Father.)
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To: Eleutheria5

I hope their regime collapses, and when they exit, don’t let the door hit you in your Islamic Øbama.


3 posted on 01/29/2013 4:34:38 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Demoncracy in action.


4 posted on 01/29/2013 4:35:26 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Another magnificent foreign policy success shepherded by the magnificent President Barack Obama and his magnificent Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

I expect the magnificent details of this situation to be magnificently heralded by the magnificent CBS News program "60 (magnificent) Minutes."

5 posted on 01/29/2013 4:39:52 AM PST by eCSMaster (Palin was correct!)
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To: Eleutheria5

The forces that will end up in control are the Military and the Money. They stay in the background manipulating events and the course


6 posted on 01/29/2013 4:53:08 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: Eleutheria5

There was a video over the weekend of a firefight between people on a rooftop and people on the ground. You couldn’t figure out the sides...but if they’re having street fights like that, with both sides armed with “assault weapons” (LOL), something is up over there.


7 posted on 01/29/2013 4:54:23 AM PST by BobL
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To: Eleutheria5

Well, the fact that a complete collapse of Egypt will probably mean the Copts and any other religious minority get wiped out, all the antiquities get looted or destroyed, and the Suez Canal closed might be a reason.

Other than that, it couldn’t happen a to nicer bunch of people.


8 posted on 01/29/2013 4:55:47 AM PST by Little Ray (Waiting for the return of the Gods of the Copybook Headings.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Arab Inferno.


9 posted on 01/29/2013 5:52:57 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Little Ray

With Morsi and the MB in power the Copts or any other non-Muslims don’t have much of a future no matter what. But everyone has known that Egypt will eventually collapse since the Arab Spring. Tourism is now dead and without tons of foreign aid they have no hope.

They’re a banana republic without the bananas. Can’t feed themselves without huge grain imports and the foreign aid to pay. They are a total financial basket case but that was known long ago.

This is part of a scripted collapse which throws the entire ME into pandemonium.


10 posted on 01/29/2013 5:54:11 AM PST by bereanway
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To: eCSMaster

Rameses and Nefertiti can do no wrong!


11 posted on 01/29/2013 6:19:27 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Eleutheria5

Yes, this might be one of Hillary!’s main accomplishments for a Nobel Peace Prize nomination.


12 posted on 01/29/2013 6:25:37 AM PST by paterfamilias
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To: paterfamilias

They don’t have one reserved for her yet?


13 posted on 01/29/2013 6:36:51 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: bereanway

I don’t know what to think about the ME. The Arab “nightmare” is turning a bunch of marginal countries into failed states. I think we are one “man on horseback” away from a Caliphate. Do you think the Arabs or Moslems can produce a Simon Bolivar type character?


14 posted on 01/29/2013 7:18:10 AM PST by Little Ray (Waiting for the return of the Gods of the Copybook Headings.)
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To: Little Ray

“...the Suez Canal closed might be a reason.”

Hey, maybe if the Suez is threatened, Britian and France will intervene along with Israel, only to be forced to back down by the US and Russia? /s


15 posted on 01/29/2013 3:51:30 PM PST by Owl558 ("Those who remember George Satayana are doomed to repeat him")
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