On 2nd anniversary of revolution, Egypt still in turmoil

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Protesters celebrate the resignation of Mubarak in 2011

It’s been two years since the revolution in Egypt ousted the government and helped spark the Arab Spring. But rocks are still flying and unrest still rules the day in the North African country.

President Mohamed Morsi declared a state of emergency in three Egyptian cities in an attempt to assert authority, as protesters ignored curfew orders and clashed with police and the military.

Egypt’s transition from the rule of Hosni Mubarak to a democratic government has been “disfigured,” and there isn’t much hope for a quick turnaround to peace.

See the story at The Nation.