US pushes democracy, political transparency for Egypt as military exerts control of government

  • Article by: JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 5, 2013 - 7:20 PM

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is turning to top officials to tout democracy, political transparency and peaceful protest for Egypt, a message that took on a hollow tone as the Egyptian military installed a new leader for the country and began rounding up its ousted president and his supporters.

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