News Analysis Morsi may have misjudged Egypt's tolerance of authoritarianism

The president's recent power play has brought tens of thousands back into Tahrir Square amid fear that he and the Muslim Brotherhood are going too far.
Von Jeffrey Fleishman
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. His dispute with judges over separation of government powers has rallied liberals and non-Muslims who fear that Morsi aims to gradually expand Islamic law to alter the nation's character and limit civil and religious freedoms.

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. His dispute with judges over separation of government powers has rallied liberals and non-Muslims who fear that Morsi aims to gradually expand Islamic law to alter the nation's character and limit civil and religious freedoms.

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