Conflict & Justice

Egypt Crisis: Was the Morsi Ouster a 'Coup'?

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Armored personnel carriers in Cairo on Wednesday. (Photo: Jeremy Bowen/BBC/Twitpic)

The word 'coup' has not been used by the US State Department, and journalists have been reluctant to use it as well.

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Anchor Marco Werman talks with Marc Lynch, professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University, about whether events in Egypt amounted to a coup d'etat, or not.

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