Mohamed El-Baredi had met with Egyptian Acting President Adli Mansour, and had reportedly accepted the appointment as Interim Prime Minister.  The press conference, which was supposed to publicly announce the appointment, apparently was abruptly called off. It seems that the Ultraconservative Islamist Party, which said that it could not work with El-Baredi, due to his Secular Views.  That spooked the Generals, and we are back in Limbo.  So, how long will this impasse last?  The linked update, from ther NY Times, is: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/07/world/middleeast/egypt.html?hp&pagewanted=print.


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