Police refusal to secure Egyptian matches spotlights rift with military

From The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer Fri Feb 8 2013, 05:28:43

President Morsi's litmus test: security sector reform

By James M. Dorsey

A refusal by Egyptian security forces to police soccer matches spotlights differences between the interior and defense ministries at a time that President Mohammed Morsi is under mounting pressure to reform the country's law enforcement institutions, widely despised for their role as the enforcers of the repression of toppled president Hosni Mubarak's regime and continued violations of human rights.

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