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Tahrir Chronicle: Perseverance

UPDATE: Sunday, Feb. 6, 3:24PM: After military authorities conviscated his passport earlier today, our correspondent in Tahrir Square asked the World Policy blog to remove his byline from previous posts and to publish his dispatches anonymously.

**Monday, Feb. 7: Baker has recouped his passport.

Tahrir Chronicle: A Sigh of Relief

By Simon Baker, as told over a series of phone conversations to David Black of World Policy Journal.

Taking the Gloves Off in Egypt

Above: Demonstrators standing on an army vehicle in Tahrir Square, Cairo.  Courtesy of Wikicommons.

[The following post was originally published by The Mantle.]

By Shaun Randol



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