2, ME most dangerous time since
3, He worries the Muslim Brotherhood would "hijack the elections." (There is some legitimate risk of a political coup to form a theocracy, unlikely to happen. Mostly just code for the Egyptian people will vote for people he doesn't want them to.
major power it could be a catastrophe for the
4, Army is the only institution in
5, The Army is also the only institution that has any credibility amongst the people and the longer this last the more risk of them losing some of it. (Army is currently handling it's image well. There are divisions in all militaries and the ground forces seem to be more population friendly than the Air and Presidential Guard (Navy?). Civilian control over the military is a long process and is more likely to be the Turkish model for quite some time (Note; Democratic process has strengthened and civilian control over Turkish Armed Forces is increasing. The pragmatism and independence of the "New Turkey" worries some often leading to attacks by those who are accustom to dominating the state).
6, Worries for
WOW that one took on a life of its own.