Clinton’s calls fall flat in Egypt political fight

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi walks with US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to a meeting at the Ministry of Defense July 15, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. Clinton was holding talks with Egypt's top military leaders, just hours after calling for them to help smooth the country's full transition to democracy. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)The head of Egypt's military took a tough line Sunday on the Muslim Brotherhood, warning that he won't let the fundamentalist group dominate the country, only hours after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged him to work with Egypt's elected Islamist leaders.


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