September 14, 2012

A Belated Response from Egypt

New York Times, New York Times

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The response from President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt to the murder of the American ambassador in Libya and the attacks on the United States Embassy in Cairo should have been swift and unequivocal. Condemn the violence, express condolences for the killings and pledge to strengthen security at foreign missions. That’s what Libyan leaders did.

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TAGGED: Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood


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