June 20, 2012

A Rare 2nd Chance for U.S. to Do Right in Egypt

Michael Rubin, Fox News

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Egypt is at a crossroads. One path leads to civil chaos and another leads to dictatorship. As both sides delegitimize themselves, however, Obama has a rare opportunity to pick up where Bush left off, and support the growth of new movements which embrace the values of Tahrir Square's original protestors.

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TAGGED: George W. Bush, Muslim Brotherhood, 2012, Barack Obama, United States, Middle East, Egypt


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