A Glorified Military Coup in Egypt: An Aborted Revolution or the Genesis of a Genuine Revolution?

Behzad Majdian writes in a piece published by MR Zine:

“Millions of people in Egypt and all over the Middle East erupted in joy as Omar Suleiman announced on Friday that Hosni Mubarak had resigned.

The Egyptian military decided to oust a widely-resented dictator as it witnessed the growing threat of a potential revolution being born in Egyptian streets.  Had it been allowed to continue for a few more days, the uprising could have grown into a full-fledged revolution which potentially could smash the Egyptian state.  To save the state, the military took charge and overthrew the stubborn dictator.  The dictator was thrown overboard in order to save the dictatorship.”

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