Will Morsi bend?

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Dec 6 2012, 14:02:49

It's all eyes on Egypt. Nearly two years after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, the country's suddenly polarized in a whole new way. President Morsi caught everyone by surprise on November 22nd when he decreed for himself broad sweeping powers, then last week, the Islamist-led constitutent assembly rushed through a draft constitution. Protests have erupted across Egypt. François Picard and his panel discuss why the tension is so high in Cairo and across Egypt and how all this could be resolved.

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