Why Wasn’t the Egyptian Army Protecting the Cairo Museum Earlier?

Posted on January 30, 2011


Troops have replaced police and citizens in protecting the Cairo Antiquities Museum.  It is not out of danger yet.  Other sites across Egypt being secured remain in danger as well.

The troops should have been deployed earlier for this but perhaps sending in a small unit may have been impossible.  Regardless, they are on duty now.  Watch video for list of items damaged: