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Egyptian President Forces Country's Top Military Leaders Into Retirement

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Supporters raise a photo of the Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi during the celebration of his decision on the dismissal of former defence minister and Field Marshall Hussein Tantawi, in Tahrir Square in Cairo August 13, 2012 .REUTER/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Mohamed Mursi took the country by surprise on Sunday when he forced Egypt's top military leaders into retirement.

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People gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square Monday to show their support for Mursi's move against Field Marshall Hussein Tantawi.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Arab Affairs analyst Magdi Abdelhadi.

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