Despite the upheaval of the last two years, it was business as usual for US companies providing Egypt’s tanks, helicopters, and bullets.
“The curfew is not for security reasons,” one Egyptian said. “It is purely to make people feel that the army is in charge.”
CAIRO — In every corner of the Egyptian capital, a bustling city of 18 million that rarely sleeps, people are locked up in their homes at night under a military-imposed curfew that has driven people up the walls, sometimes literally. To kill time, one said he spent the night counting flowers on his wallpaper — a staggering 865. Another tested