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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Aug 26, 2013 at 13:36

Wouldn't the Egyptian Royals be a rallying point for those who are not part of the Ikhwan or the Military?

After all, didn't Bruning want Hindenberg to act as a regent until a grandson of Kaiser Wilhelm was able to reign like the English Monarch?

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Interesting thought. So far as I am aware, King Farouk so discredited the monarchy that there has been no constituency calling for the return of his house.

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