No, I didn’t make a mistake, but thought some parallels could be drawn between the two countries’ young people. There are certain similarities in the problems of sorting out the mixture of politics and religion. The demographics are similar with Egypt’s median age as 24.6 and India’s at 26.5. This is the number that divides each country into two equal groups by age. As a contrast, in the US , it is 37 and in Europe, 40 years of age. One contrast is that the Egyptian youth, in the last years, have become very energized and active in political parties for the sake of rebuilding the country. Evidence of this is all over the stories in the media. The Indian youth are less involved in politics as far as I have observed. Bhagat appears to be calling them to action. I found a book entitled Egypt on the Brink by…
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It is quite fascinating to watch yourself being operated on. The Dr had no problem with me making the video of the procedure. Now I have to wait for the biopsy to make sure all is clear.
For some reason the video plays twice. I don’t know why. Ignore the second half
The military has suspended the Islamic-backed constitution and announced an upcoming presidential election to find a replacement.
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A protester carries an anti-President Mohammed Morsi poster in Tahrir Square.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s rocky one-year reign ended Wednesday in a swift military coup as fireworks exploded over Cairo and millions cheered his ouster.
The Third of July celebration began as word spread through Tahrir Square that the army had efficiently enforced its promise to depose Egypt’s first democratically elected leader.
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