December 7, 2012

What the U.S. Should Do in Egypt

Foreign Policy Initiative, Foreign Policy Initiative

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Egypt in the post-Mubarak era poses serious challenges to the interests—and values—of the United States and its partners in the Middle East. The large-scale protests yesterday that forced controversial President Mohamed Morsi from his presidential compound vividly illustrate what is at stake as Cairo continues the long and difficult political process of moving away from a dictatorship.

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