Egypt: A Calm in the Storm / by Justin Merriman

As morning brings a new day to Cairo, children and demonstrators gather around the burnt remains of an Egyptian Central Security Forces (CSF) armored vehicle in Tahrir Square on Tuesday. The vehicle was torched by protesters during continued clashes with security forces late yesterday evening.  While the morning brought quiet to the streets around Cairo, many feared the violent clashes that have raged across Egypt would continue for a fifth straight day.