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  • Morsi’s power grab tests U.S. post-revolt tolerance

    Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's power grab presents a unique opportunity for the Obama administration to take a firm position on what the United States will tolerate from post-Arab Spring governments, foreign-policy analysts say.

  • Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (center) is flanked by Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi (left) and Chief of Staff Sami Anan at a ceremony at an Air Force base in Cairo on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in the Egyptian capital on Saturday amid growing concern in Washington that a power struggle in Egypt could imperil the transition to democratic rule. (Associated Press)

    Power at core of dispute in Egypt

    The power struggle that has pitted Egypt's first democratically elected president against his country's courts and military has drifted into murky legal waters, leaving analysts, officials and ordinary Egyptians scratching their heads over the question: who has the law on their side?

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