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Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's affect on the Arab world

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Egyptian supporters celebrate a premature victory for their presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi, in Tahrir Square on June 18, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian candidates Mohamed Morsi and Ahmed Shafiq contested in the second round of voting for the country's presidential elections held over two days of voting last weekend. Despite official results not having been announced, the Muslim Brotherhood are claiming victory for the for their presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

As the Arab Spring exploded in Egypt, President Obama threw in his lot with the Arab street, accelerating the exit of longtime ally Hosni Mubarak.

We look at how new president Mohamed Morsi, a member of the Muslim brotherhood, has changed the calculus of power in the region.

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