December 7, 2012

How Should the West React to Morsi?

Simon Tisdall, The Guardian

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Unless they denounce the president's actions, the U.S. and its allies once again risk endorsing dictatorship in Egypt.

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TAGGED: United States, Egypt, Mohammed Morsi


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U.S.-Egypt Alliance Now Depends on Morsi
Washington Post
Mr. Morsi was due to visit Washington on Dec. 17; fortunately, the two governments agreed to postpone the trip until after Mr. Obama’s second inauguration. That will provide more time to judge whether Mr. Morsi is leading... more ››
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Revolutionary Rifts in Egypt
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Ignore Neocons -- Arab Spring Doing Fine
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