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Utah Middle East expert shares insights into Egyptian riots



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SALT LAKE CITY -- What started as protests, and turned into riots, has now become a full-scale revolt in Egypt -- and it's about to get bigger.

Organizers are calling for 1 million people to gather in Cairo Tuesday to demand the resignation of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak.

Soldiers are trying to keep people out and stop journalists from taking video but announced they will not fire on peaceful demonstrators.

The protests are not anti-American, but many U.S. citizens are not taking their chances. Hundreds were evacuated from Cairo Monday, and more are expected to leave sometime Tuesday.

Amos Guiora, a Middle East expert and law professor at the University of Utah, joined us on KSL 5 News at 6:30 to share some keen insight into what's going on in Egypt -- whether we should fear the Muslim Brotherhood and what it could all mean to America.

Click the play button above to watch the entire interview.

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