June 11, 2010

Obama Must Support Egyptian Democracy

Justin Martin, Global Post

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Obama's speech in Cairo just over one year ago infused Egyptians with a sense of hope. When Obama directly addressed Cairo's autocrats, saying “You must maintain your power through consent, not coercion," he gave Egyptians reason to believe the U.S. wouldn't always serve only to prop up Mubarak's billboard.

And yet, the relationship between Washington and Cairo hasn’t changed much at all.

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