Obama’s would-be Egyptian puppet Mohammed Morsi is… not working out.
…then by GOD that strongman stayed both propped up and a puppet. There was none of this nonsense where the strongman would go off in a wild tangent with the sudden emergency powers and the apologetics for terrorist attacks against an ally and the counter-rioting/nascent revolutions. No, the understanding was simple. Keep the country stable; don’t shoot down people in the street and don’t lock | Read More »
What to make of Mohammed Morsi
Newly elected Egyptian president, Mohammed Morsi gave an interview to The New York Times ahead of his scheduled trip to the United Nations this week. According to the article, President Morsi said ‘the United States needed to fundamentally change its approach to the Arab world, showing greater respect for its values and helping build a Palestinian state, if it hoped to overcome decades of pent-up anger.’ Also, | Read More »
What’s Next for the Middle East and Egypt under Morsi ?
What’s Next for the Middle East and Egypt? Should the U.S. Try Using Leverage On Egypt’s Military By Scott Rohter, June 2012 Writing for my local newspaper’s editorial board a seasoned reporter wrote that the United States holds some kind of leverage over Egypt’s ruling military, and that we should not fail to use it. The editorial is the official position of the only newspaper in | Read More »