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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Watching Egypt's Transition

Pro-government supporters, top, clash anti-government protestors in Cairo's main square, Egypt. (AP)

Pro-government supporters, top, clash anti-government protestors in Cairo's main square, Egypt. (AP)

As clashes between Mubarak supporters and anti-government protesters push Egypt further into chaos, we take a look at the powerful players behind the scenes.

Paul Beran is a political scientist at Harvard University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, who is keeping track of the the institutional actors who will play key roles in a transition of power.  They include members of Egypt’s military, business community, youth movement and political parties, including the banned Muslim Brotherhood.


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