Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Sunday, August 18th, 2013.


Understanding Egypt

Africa, Obama Administration

I can’t say I quite understand everything going on in Egypt, but here are some articles I found helpful, in no particular order —

Juan Cole, Egypt’s Waco; It’s not about Democracy: Top Ten Reasons Washington is Reluctant to cut off Egypt Aid; and Has Military Suppression of Political Islam ever Worked?

Andrew O’Hehir, Is Egypt’s blood on America’s hands?

AP, Congress split on Egypt aid

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