With no end in sight to Egypt's festering political crisis, the nation seems more polarized then it's ever been. The ruling Muslim Brotherhood is accusing its opponents of resorting to violence in order to oust President Mohammed Morsi. The umbrella opposition group, the NSF, accuses the Brotherhood of pushing the country toward the brink of civil war. Khaled Dawoud, a spokesman for the opposition says he is scared that Egypt may not survive this.
Over the weekend, Egypt witnessed the worst religious strife between Muslims and Christians since Islamist President Mohammed Morsi came to power. The violence included a mob attack on the main Coptic Christian cathedral in Cairo. And it reflects a larger problem: a state that is barely functioning, a nation more polarized than it's ever been and no end in sight to a political crisis. Here's NPR's Leila Fadel in Cairo.