Analysis: Egypt's protesters relying on army backing _ but not takeover _ in anti-Morsi push

  • by: HAMZA HENDAWI , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 25, 2013 - 5:25 PM

CAIRO — Just a year ago, Egypt's liberals and pro-democracy youth movements were demanding the military, which took over from the ousted Hosni Mubarak, leave power. But after a tumultuous year under a freely elected Islamist president, many of them are hoping for the army's protection as they try to force out Mohammed Morsi with protests this weekend.

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