Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Wins Egypt Election
Written by Pat's Papers | Monday, 25 June 2012 8:20 AM
An historic election took place in Cairo over the weekend, reports the LA Times. Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi won 51.7 percent of the vote, the “culmination of an 84-year effort” to elect Egypt’s first Islamist president. Almost immediately, however, it became apparent just how much power the military had amassed since Hosni Mubarak was deposed, including taking steps to make the office of president little more than that of a figurehead.
SOURCE: LA Times
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