The Ousting of a President: How did Egypt get to this point?

Egyptians are divided between viewing this as a military coup or as a revolution facilitated and protected by the armed forces. For the opposition groups that demanded a suspension of President Morsi from his duties, the main goal is to remove the Muslim Brotherhood from power in Egypt. They believe that the military will not try to gain power, and they are confident that should that arise, they will be able to go back to the streets.

The Waves of Revolution

February 11, 2011. Crowds in Tahrir Square erupt in celebration. “Egypt is free, Egypt is free,” they exclaim. In Tunisia, it takes one man to douse himself in gasoline to strike the powerful match of revolution. In Egypt, it takes the will power of millions and the brutal dictatorship of one man to ripple in…