“The ultimate goal of the raids on Egypt’s NGOs and the blocking of its operations and workers on the ground is to set the stage for rigging the looming presidential elections”
An official at Cairo airport has revealed last Thursday that the US military plane which arrived in Cairo to take the Fifteen NGO workers, including eight Americans, out of the country was “secured” by a “supreme Egyptian authority.”
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But the ultimate goal of this travesty of politics and justice is to set the stage for rigging the presidential election that is looming near. The raid on pro-democracy NGOs followed by blocking its operations on the ground and the expulsion of its staffers meant one thing and one thing only; SCAF will get to pick the next president for Egypt one way or another. If Putin got away with it in Russia, there is no reason why SCAF can’t pull the same unmonitored scam in Egypt, with the blessing of the US and the support of IMF, that is.