Tanks in Cairo, Egypt : News Photo

Tanks in Cairo, Egypt

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CAIRO, EGYPT- DECEMBER 12, 2012: The Egyptian military was deployed to diffuse the tension, disperse protesters and protect the palace. This image corroborates news reports of Egyptian Army equipment at the presidential palace. In all, ten M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks (MBTs) are seen strategically positioned in a defensive posture at regular intervals around the palace. Additionally, two large roadblocks have been installed in an effort to control traffic at the main intersections just north of the palace. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)
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CAIRO, EGYPT- DECEMBER 12, 2012: The Egyptian military was deployed to diffuse the tension, disperse protesters and protect the palace. This image corroborates news reports of Egyptian Army equipment at the presidential palace. In all, ten M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks (MBTs) are seen strategically positioned in a defensive posture at regular intervals around the palace. Additionally, two large roadblocks have been installed in an effort to control traffic at the main intersections just north of the palace. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)
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January 11, 2013
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159322955
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