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Special Report - The real force behind Egypt's 'revolution of the state'

A riot police officer, on a armoured personnel carrier surrounded by anti-Mursi protesters (foreground), fires rubber bullets at members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along a road at Ramsis square, which leads to Tahrir Square, during clashes at a celebration marking Egypt's 1973 war with Israel, in Cairo in this October 6, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Files

A riot police officer, on a armoured personnel carrier surrounded by anti-Mursi protesters (foreground), fires rubber bullets at members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along a road at Ramsis...more

A riot police officer, on a armoured personnel carrier surrounded by anti-Mursi protesters (foreground), fires rubber bullets at members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along a road at Ramsis square, which leads to Tahrir Square, during clashes at a celebration marking Egypt's 1973 war with Israel, in Cairo in this October 6, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Files
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Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, hold a poster featuring the head of Egypt's armed forces General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Tahrir Square in Cairo in this July 3, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files

Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, hold a poster featuring the head of Egypt's armed forces General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Tahrir Square in Cairo in this July 3, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files

Protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, hold a poster featuring the head of Egypt's armed forces General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Tahrir Square in Cairo in this July 3, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files
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An injured supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi carries a poster of Mursi as they run from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on the Sixth of October Bridge over the Ramsis square area in central Cairo in this July 15, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files

An injured supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi carries a poster of Mursi as they run from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on the Sixth of October Bridge over the Ramsis square area in central Cairo in this July 15, 2013...more

An injured supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi carries a poster of Mursi as they run from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on the Sixth of October Bridge over the Ramsis square area in central Cairo in this July 15, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files
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Military officials, religious representatives and ministers attend a graduation ceremony at the Police Academy headquarters in Cairo in this July 14, 2012 file handout photo. REUTERS/Ahmed Morad/Egyptian Presidency/Handout/Files

Military officials, religious representatives and ministers attend a graduation ceremony at the Police Academy headquarters in Cairo in this July 14, 2012 file handout photo. REUTERS/Ahmed Morad/Egyptian Presidency/Handout/Files

Military officials, religious representatives and ministers attend a graduation ceremony at the Police Academy headquarters in Cairo in this July 14, 2012 file handout photo. REUTERS/Ahmed Morad/Egyptian Presidency/Handout/Files
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Army Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) stands next to interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi (R) during the military funeral service of Police General Nabil Farag, who was killed on Thursday in Kerdasa, at Al-Rashdan Mosque in Cairo's Nasr City district in this September 20, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files

Army Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) stands next to interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi (R) during the military funeral service of Police General Nabil Farag, who was killed on Thursday in Kerdasa, at Al-Rashdan Mosque in Cairo's Nasr City...more

Army Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) stands next to interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi (R) during the military funeral service of Police General Nabil Farag, who was killed on Thursday in Kerdasa, at Al-Rashdan Mosque in Cairo's Nasr City district in this September 20, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files
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