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July 29, 2013 7:42 am

Report: US Officials Fear Egypt Violence Could Lead Muslim Brotherhood to Take Up Arms, Go Underground

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Millions protest in mass demonstrations across Egypt on Friday, July 26, 2013. Photo: Screenshot.

Millions protest in mass demonstrations across Egypt on Friday, July 26, 2013. Photo: Screenshot.

Wall Street Journal – The Obama administration increasingly fears that Egypt’s military, ignoring American appeals, is deepening a crackdown that could spark a sustained period of instability and lead members of the country’s Muslim Brotherhood to take up arms.

In a series of private messages in recent days, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and other American officials warned Egyptian military leader Gen. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi that his clampdown on the Brotherhood risked driving the Islamist group back underground, say U.S. officials involved in the discussions.

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