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Originally published in National Interest
‘Ramadan begins this year on June 28. Six weeks later—August 14—is the one-year anniversary of the Egyptian government’s crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Cairo’s Rabaa al-Adawiya Square, killing at least 683 people in a single day.
Late last year, the government designated the Brotherhood a terrorist organization after an attack on a Nile Delta security directorate that killed sixteen (never mind that the attack was perpetrated not by the Brotherhood, but the Sinai-based group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis). Since February, however, violence between Egypt’s two warring camps has remained on a relatively low flame, with monthly death tolls at under ten a month—no picnic, of course, but less than mass murder.’
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