Global Politics

Egypt's Military and the Arab Spring

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Egyptian Tank in Cairo in January (Photo: Joseph Hill/Flickr)

Egypt's military leadership has called for parliamentary elections on November 28th. But they're hoping to hang on to power themselves says Robert Springborg, a professor of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif. Springborg tells host Marco Werman that Washington isn't pressuring Egypt's military brass to cede power.

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