Barely a year later, the euphoria over the successful revolution centered around Cairo's Tahrir Square is giving way to disappointment and rage. The military remains the de facto ruler of the country. The first free elections produced a clear majority for the Muslim Brotherhood and radical Islamists. The secular and democratic camps have been pushed aside and are now embroiled in an increasingly desperate struggle against the military and Islamist forces. Many Egyptians are wondering what part religion will play in the country's future. Are Islam and democracy compatible? And what is to become of the Coptic Christian minority?
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