July 5, 2013

It's Time to Embrace Egypt's Generals

Martin Indyk, Foreign Policy

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The Obama Administration has a near impossible challenge charting Egypt's high seas in the midst of this latest political tempest. It would do well to proceed with quiet humility -- and navigate for the only safe harbor in the relationship between Cairo and Washington: the Egyptian armed forces.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Abdul Fatah Al-Sissi, Abdul Fatah Al-Sisi, SCAF, Egypt


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