October 16, 2012
West Must Support the New Egypt
Roger Cohen, New York Times
Freedom is not the subordinate clause some Egyptian liberals now turn it into. Democracy is precious precisely because it is fragile and unpredictable. The West — after Algeria and Gaza and decades of the hypocrisy that condoned the likes of Assad — must back Morsi to be better than Friday’s violence suggested.
TAGGED: Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Morsi, Egypt