Grim future for Arab Spring as violence erupts in Egypt

21.11.2011                      24.Cheschwan. 5772

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Grim future for Arab Spring as violence erupts in Egypt

Deep frustration over the way the Supreme Military Council is running affairs of state sparks new wave of protests in Tahrir Square, fueled by internal divisions between political movements.

"The masks are being removed, one after another, and this reveals that Mubarak's regime still governs us," the "April 6th" protest movement declared Sunday, describing the massive, tumultuous demonstration staged at Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday.
"What we are seeing now is a flashback to what we saw at the start of the protests in January," complained the independent newspaper al-Masry al-Youm. Could it really be that the revolution disintegrated last week, and that Egypt is careening toward violence?…