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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter leaves a press conference in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. He says Egypt's political groups, including the powerful Muslim Brotherhood, told him they want to assume full authority over state affairs, including the military budget, despite attempts by ruling generals to retain some power. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
Photo by: Khalil Hamra
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter leaves a press conference in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. He says Egypt's political groups, including the powerful Muslim Brotherhood, told him they want to assume full authority over state affairs, including the military budget, despite attempts by ruling generals to retain some power. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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