Category Archives: Egypt

Barack Obama, Arab Spring and the Myth of the Moderate Muslim

Numerous questions remain regarding the Clusterfuck in Benghazi. Libya is in chaos. Egypt is still in turmoil. War rages in Syria. Our relationship with Israel is strained. How on Earth did Barack Obama fuck things up so badly? In a … Continue reading

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Mailing it in

Obama continues to be an embarrassment: President Obama played his fourth round of golf in five days on Thursday after breaking from his vacation to condemn the violence in Egypt. After wrapping up his public address — in which he … Continue reading

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Obama’s Official Talking Points On Egypt

Obama interrupted his important vacation in Africa to address a minor kerfluffle: “As I have said since the Egyptian Revolution, the United States supports a set of core principles, including opposition to violence, protection of universal human rights, and reform … Continue reading

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BREAKING: The Egyptians Are Revolting!

All that Jazeera: President Morsi overthrown in Egypt The Egyptian army has overthrown President Mohamed Morsi, announcing a roadmap for the country’s political future that will be implemented by a national reconciliation committee. The head of Egypt’s armed forces issued … Continue reading

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Arab Spring Becomes Cairo Summer

I told ya so! Is Egypt headed for a military coup? In 2011, Egyptians poured into the streets of Cairo and other cities demanding that the military give up power and make way for a democratic revolution. This week, they … Continue reading

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