The assassination of a top official and a brazen attack by an Islamic State affiliate this week herald a prolonged period of bloodshed.
But will the army continue to back the president if the economy starts to tank?
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Hosni Mubarak and Mohammed Morsi ruled over two very different Egypts, but both found themselves before the country's legal system.
What could go wrong?
Lessons from the last time Cairo waded into war in Yemen.