January 6, 2014

Don't Create a New al-Qaeda

Benjamin & Simon, New York Times

The Associated Press

Egypt’s military leaders have launched an all-out war against the Muslim Brotherhood. American and European leaders have observed this crackdown with a sense of detachment, both because they have few tools to influence the military’s decision-making and because this conflict appears to be an internal matter.

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