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Monday, July 9, 2012

Who’s In Charge In Egypt?

Egyptian Field Marshal Gen. Hussein Tantawi, left, and new President Mohammed Morsi, center, attend a medal ceremony, at a military base east of Cairo, Egypt. (AP/Mohammed Abd El Moaty, Egyptian Presidency)

It’s hard to tell who holds the reins in Egypt after the newly elected president Sunday ordered that parliament be reconvened, after the high court recently dissolved it.

On Monday the Supreme Constitutional Court met to discuss Morsi’s surprise decision.

Guest:

  • Shaimaa Khalil, BBC Arab Affairs Editor

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