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But as European militaries have shifted to smaller, all-volunteer forces concentrated in fewer caserns, significant social and political consequences resulted.
There were 500 palaces as beautiful as the Elysbe-Napoleon, magnificently furnished in the French style, several imperial palaces, caserns, and wonderful hospitals.
Based on the aforementioned facts and information, the army cannot be simply asked to return to its caserns and tend to its known security and military role, just like the squares cannot be mobilized in uncalculated confrontations to force the military to surrender power without any guarantees.
And while it is not yet convinced that it should relinquish some of its prerogatives, how can it allow the youth's turning of their revolution from Tahrir Square to the Defense Ministry's Square, in order to topple the historical role it has built for itself throughout years - from the days of Orabi's revolution to the July 23 revolution - and force it to return to the caserns?
True, the military council renewed its statements regarding the staging of the presidential elections on time, the surrender power and the return to the caserns. But what is also true is that what happened on Abassiya Square seems to be a step backward.
And while some are still doubting the credibility of the Freedom and Justice Party's flaunting of the existence of a conflict between parliament and the authority to make it look as though a conflict between popular legitimacy and a transitional power, it is feared that the party will exploit the crises to delay the military's return to the caserns. Indeed, the insistence of the Islamists among others on besieging the military institution with intention tests will not allow the prevalence of reason, at least to stop the duels with Molotov cocktails, tear gas bombs and bitterness.
Its sensitivity will escalate with the dawning of the presidential elections in June, considering that the military ought to return to their caserns after surrendering power to civilians.
Had the Syrian authority truly wanted to cooperate with the League's plan, it would have immediately - and without waiting for the observers - evacuated the security forces and the thugs from the streets, led them back to the caserns and allowed the staging of peaceful protests.