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Byline: Murithi Mutiga
One of the few institutions that have emerged with credit from the crisis in Egypt and Tunisia is the military.
Policemen were pelted with eggs and stones, their vehicles torched and a few of their trucks toppled into the Nile when they confronted demonstrators.After soldiers replaced the police, they were welcomed into the streets with hugs and kisses, tea and biscuits.
Unlike the police force, the military in those two nations enjoys wide respect as an institution that is seen to embody national values and which is a bit more neutral in the contest between the demonstrators and the government than the police force.
Can the …