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Hobbes vs Kropotkin on the streets of Cairo

By Tom Streithorst  

Protests in Egypt have not turned into anarchic

Friday morning in Cairo began as a battle between the protestors and the security forces. In the evening, the Interior Ministry ordered their men to withdraw and by night, the police had disappeared from the streets. All weekend, throughout Egypt the tens of thousands of armed men that normally provide security were gone.

On the streets of Cairo we see a confrontation, not only between the Mubarak regime and anti-government protestors, but…

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