Morsi Ousts Tantawi, Takes Back Presidential Powers

I was interviewed on Democracy Now! today about President Mohammed Morsi’s surprise move on Sunday to force the head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, Field Marshall Hussein Tantatwi, and Sami Annan, the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces into retirement. Morsi also cancelled the Constitutional Addendum issued by the SCAF in June that had curbed the powers of the presidency.

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