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#255: The Difference Between Egypt And Libya

February 25th, 2011

Episode 352 of 902 episodes

When Egyptians rose up against their government, the Egyptian military protected them. When Libyans rose up against their government, the military started shooting. On today's Planet Money, we try to figure out why the responses were so different.