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Inside Egyptian military's business web

A protester draped in an Egyptian flag climbs atop an army tank to shake hands with a soldier in Cairo January 29, 2011. A year after the revolution, some Egyptians remain skeptical that the military will give up its wide-ranging grip on the economy. (Photo: REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis)

Pastry to pasta: the Egyptian military's mighty empire 

In Egypt, there are constant calls for the ruling military council to go.

But even if the Generals make good their promise to hand over power after presidential elections this year, the army will still be a mighty force.

We've talked before about the depth of its influence in Egyptian society. Now we can take you inside the military's business sector. Just climb in the car with CBC correspondent Margaret Evans. 

Margaret's dispatch

The February 9 Dispatches program

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