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Cold Comfort for Egypt

The majority won by the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt's parliamentary elections presents its ruling junta with challenges.
Given the history of Western support for corrupt secular governments, the popularity of moderate Islamist parties should come as little surprise--nor should it be cause for concern.
Recently back from Egypt, Code Pink's Medea Benjamin talks about the reception of Americans in Tahrir Square, the future of revolution in the region, and how the U.S. government should react.
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