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** FILE ** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi laugh during a photo opportunity at their meeting at the pesidential palace in Cairo on Saturday, July 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

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In this Friday, July 13, 2012 photo, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi holds a joint news conference with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, unseen, at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's Islamist president may look like he's running out of options as he faces an appeals court strike and massive opposition protests over decrees granting himself near absolute power. Will he back down now? Most likely not. Mohammed Morsi's next move may be to raise the stakes even higher. Signs are growing the constitutional panel at the heart of the showdown could vote on a draft this week despite a walkout by liberal and Christian members. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

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In this Friday, July 13, 2012 photo, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi holds a joint news conference with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, unseen, at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's Islamist president may look like he's running out of options as he faces an appeals court strike and massive opposition protests over decrees granting himself near absolute power. Will he back down now? Most likely not. Mohammed Morsi's next move may be to raise the stakes even higher. Signs are growing the constitutional panel at the heart of the showdown could vote on a draft this week despite a walkout by liberal and Christian members. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

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Egyptian protesters chant slogans against President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Egyptians flocked to Cairo's central Tahrir square on Tuesday for a protest against Egypt's president in a significant test of whether the opposition can rally the street behind it in a confrontation aimed at forcing the Islamist leader to rescind decrees that granted him near absolute powers. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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A masked Egyptian protester takes cover during clashes with security forces near Tahrir Square, where an opposition rally has been called to voice rejection of President Mohammed Morsi's seizure of near-absolute powers, in Cairo on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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Egyptian protesters chant slogans against President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Demonstrators flocked to the central square for a protest against Mr. Morsi in a significant test of whether the opposition can rally the street behind it in a confrontation aimed at forcing the Islamist leader to rescind decrees that granted him near absolute powers. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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Egyptian protesters chant slogans against President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Egyptians flocked to the central square for a protest against Egypt's president in a significant test of whether the opposition can rally the street behind it in a confrontation aimed at forcing the Islamist leader to rescind decrees that granted him near absolute powers. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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Protesters hurl stones during clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi in Alexandria, Egypt, on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Opponents and supporters of Mr. Morsi clashed across Egypt on Friday, the day after the president granted himself sweeping new powers that critics fear can allow him to be a virtual dictator. Thousands from the two camps threw stones and chunks of marble at one another outside a mosque in the Mediterranean city after Friday's Muslim prayers. (AP Photo/Tarek Fawzy)

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Protesters rush a wounded colleague to a field hospital in Tahrir Square on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Supporters and opponents of Egyptian Islamist President Mohammed Morsi staged rival rallies Friday after he assumed sweeping new powers, a clear show of the deepening polarization plaguing the country. In a Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, decree, Mr. Morsi put himself above the judiciary and also exempted the Islamist-dominated constituent assembly writing Egypt's new constitution from judicial review. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

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Protesters storm an office of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood Freedom and Justice Party and set fires in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, Egypt, on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. State TV says Morsi opponents also set fire to his party's offices in the Suez Canal cities of Suez, Port Said and Ismailia. Opponents and supporters of Mr. Morsi clashed across Egypt on Friday, the day after the president granted himself sweeping new powers that critics fear can allow him to be a virtual dictator. (AP Photo/Amira Mortada, El Shorouk newspaper)

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Egyptian protesters opposed to President Mohammed Morsi take cover during clashes with Morsi supporters near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Opponents and supporters of Mr. Morsi clashed across Egypt on Friday, a day after the president granted himself sweeping new powers that critics fear can allow him to be a virtual dictator. (AP Photo/Mohammed Asad)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi speaks to supporters outside the Presidential Palace in Cairo on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. MENA, Egypt's official news agency, says the country's highest body of judges has called the president's recent decrees an "unprecedented assault on the independence of the judiciary and its rulings." In a statement carried by MENA on Saturday, the Supreme Judicial Council said it regrets the declarations Mr. Morsi issued Thursday. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

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** FILE ** Leading democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei, during an interview with the media at his home on the outskirts of Cairo on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, says dialogue with Egyptian Islamist President Mohammed Morsi is not possible until Mr. Morsi rescinds the decrees giving himself near-absolute powers. Mr. ElBaradei, a Nobel Peace laureate for his past work as the head of the U.N. nuclear agency, has formed a National Salvation Front with other liberal and secular leaders, trying to unify the opposition against Mr. Morsi. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell)

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In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, President Mohammed Morsi, center right, waves to supporters outside the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's official news agency says that the country's highest body of judges has called the president's recent decrees an "unprecedented assault on the independence of the judiciary and its rulings." In a statement carried on MEAN Saturday, the Supreme Judicial Council says they regret the declarations President Mohammed Morsi issued Thursday.(AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

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In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, President Mohammed Morsi, center right, waves to supporters outside the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's official news agency says that the country's highest body of judges has called the president's recent decrees an "unprecedented assault on the independence of the judiciary and its rulings." In a statement carried on MEAN Saturday, the Supreme Judicial Council says they regret the declarations President Mohammed Morsi issued Thursday.(AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi speaks to supporters outside the Presidential palace in Cairo on Nov. 23, 2012. Opponents and supporters of Mohammed Morsi clashed across Egypt, the day after the president granted himself sweeping new powers that critics fear can allow him to be a virtual dictator. (Associated Press)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi speaks to supporters outside the Presidential palace in Cairo on Nov. 23, 2012. Opponents and supporters of Mohammed Morsi clashed across Egypt, the day after the president granted himself sweeping new powers that critics fear can allow him to be a virtual dictator. (Associated Press)

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Protesters rush a wounded comrade to a field hospital in Tahrir Square, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi staged rival rallies Friday after he assumed sweeping new powers, a clear show of the deepening polarization plaguing the country. In a Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 decree Morsi put himself above the judiciary and also exempted the Islamist-dominated constituent assembly writing Egypt's new constitution from judicial review. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

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Protesters rush a wounded comrade to a field hospital in Tahrir Square, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi staged rival rallies Friday after he assumed sweeping new powers, a clear show of the deepening polarization plaguing the country. In a Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 decree Morsi put himself above the judiciary and also exempted the Islamist-dominated constituent assembly writing Egypt's new constitution from judicial review. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)