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If the uprising in Cairo has been mostly peaceful so far, this flaming wire photo — from Istanbul, I should note — is as foreboding for Egypt as it is for Mubarak.
(See the companion post, “Egypt: The Fear Factor,” at BagNewsNotes.)
(photo: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images caption: Turkish Muslims burn a picture of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on January 30, 2011 during a protest against his regime in front of the Egyptian consulate in Istanbul. Embattled President Hosni Mubarak called out the army and tasked them specifically with helping police quell deadly protests in which around 50 people have been killed.