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Local Egyptians see nation hanging in the balance

As Egypt began to look more like a war zone on Friday in the wake of massive protests and a military takeover that ended the reign of the nation’s first democratically elected president, Adel Abu-Moustafa and other Egyptians in the Boston area worried about the mounting violence and future of their country.

Like many of his countrymen in the United States, Abu-Moustafa, the retired dean of international affairs at Tufts University of School of Medicine, described himself as “absolutely delighted” to see President Mohammed Morsi forced from power.

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