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MILTARY IN POWER

Reader comment on item: Are Egypt's Islamists Heading for a Fall?

Submitted by JACQUES HADIDA (United States), Feb 17, 2012 at 15:59

Reading your article about Egypt's situation made me wonder if at one time a military run country has ever been successful.

We have seen Argentina and Chile, we are seeing Myanmar. We now have an almost Pakistan. Are these people better off?

Is it not time soldiers understand that they are not politicians? Having the power is one thing, running a country is another.And yet, greed for more power always takes over.

Sadly however, countries are run by lawyers instead of economists, only because lawyers are good at how to fool people, thinking they know all the rules

JACQUES HADIDA


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Title Commenter Date Thread
2Morsi and his salary and حاميها حراميها [90 words]dhimmi no moreJun 28, 2013 07:58207381
4Islam Leads To Poverty [112 words]DaveJun 27, 2013 16:45207363
9The price of food in Egypt went up by 8.2% since between 1/2012 and 12/12012 and then 2.7% in 1/2013 [228 words]dhimmi no moreFeb 13, 2013 16:56203464
1That's Great News [34 words]DaveFeb 11, 2013 08:36203399
Egypt's future [75 words]promesaFeb 23, 2012 01:03193576
3Act Now [780 words]Fred BaehrFeb 17, 2012 16:43193433
MILTARY IN POWER [100 words]JACQUES HADIDAFeb 17, 2012 15:59193430
1An interesting thought [178 words]Peter HerzFeb 18, 2012 09:33193430
4Who cares about the population. [97 words]
w/response from Daniel Pipes
batya daganFeb 4, 2012 16:41193059
2Q's [30 words]infosifterFeb 4, 2012 14:53193055

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