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Nicholas Kristof's Chilling Cairo Report on Paid Thugs

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New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof joined us live from Cairo on Thursday. (Listen to the full show here.)

Here's Kristof's report on the dangerous atmosphere pervading the city. He says there are mercenary "thugs" on the pro-Mubarak side whose "standard operating procedure" is to use machetes, clubs, and boards with nails to "crack heads":

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