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Wednesday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

7 December 2011 09:41

The risk of an Egypt that combines the worst traits of Saudi Arabia and Iran still seems remote for now. The real danger is more subtle. It is that an economic crisis and an unstable international environment will undermine a new government’s initial moderation – and allow more radical elements within the Islamist movement to come to the fore.