Martial Law In Egypt

Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court has thrown the entire nation’s political future in doubt today, ruling that the elected parliament must be dissolved while endorsing the candidacy of Air Marshall Ahmed Shafiq for president.

Activist leaders termed the move a “military coup,” and experts said that while it resolved the question of whether or not Shafiq was eligible, as a top member of the Mubarak regime, it threw into doubt the candidacy of his opponent, Dr. Mohammed Mursi, and left this weekend’s presidential election up in the air…

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