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Burden on Brotherhood To End Egypt’s Crisis

For the Muslim Brotherhood to be brought into the political process, it must first accept the basic principles of Egyptian nationhood, sovereignty and identity.
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi display T-shirts with pictures of Mursi for sale ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebrations marking the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan from Thursday to Sunday, at Rabaa Adawiya Square, where they are camping, in Nasr City, east of Cairo August 7, 2013. Egypt's political crisis entered a tense new phase on Wednesday after international mediation efforts collapsed and the army-installed government repeated its thr
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It would seem that the violent confrontations resulting from the state’s attempts to disperse the pro-Muslim Brotherhood protests at Rabia al-Adawiya Mosque and Nahda Square have become inevitable. But, will these confrontations end the conflict with the Muslim Brotherhood, or take it to new levels — more violent ones maybe? And, what are the practical alternatives to dispersing those two sit-ins? Is dispersing the protests truly necessary? Such a question no longer has a place in the public’s opinion. For most Egyptians, the question has become, "When will the sit-ins be dispersed?"

When will the sit-ins be dispersed?

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