Relieved natives watch drama unfold from Boston

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July 4th, 2013

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Farouk El-Baz, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Remote Sensing

Boston-area Egyptians interviewed yesterday welcomed the coup that ousted the Muslim Brotherhood’s President Mohammed Morsi, saying the military’s action promises a brighter future for their country and has left their relatives back home with a sense of relief…

Expert quote:

“I just talked to my sister, and she and all the kids are on board. She feels a great deal of comfort. People like her, educated Egyptians, felt the situation was getting out of hand and going from bad to worse. … They’re saying to me, ‘We told you so.’ ”

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