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Posted by Fred 2012-06-14 12:58||
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File under: Arab Spring
#1 The best of the possible outcomes.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-06-14 13:17||
#2 I would rather have the military in charge of Egypt. At least they act like grown ups.
Posted by DarthVader 2012-06-14 13:50||
#3 If the Muslim Brotherhood doesn't like it, it must be good.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2012-06-14 14:18||
#4 If the Muslim Brotherhood doesn't like it, it must be good.
I suspect that in Egypt's case the choices range only between horrible and slightly less horrible, Whiskey Mike. Last I heard, Egypt was importing half their food, and paying for the imports with money borrowed from Saudi Arabia, which they haven't a hope in hell of paying back...nor of replacing with income from the tourists who no longer come. Not to mention that in a year or so Israel will become self-sufficient energy-wise, although that income has become erratic since various desert-dwellers developed the habit of blowing up Egypt's oil pipeline.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-06-14 16:17||
#5 Absolute best part is that today Biden was extolling the Virtue of the "Arab Spring".
Posted by Charles 2012-06-14 17:55||
#6 Did the generals do it on their own or did somebody tell them that, in spite of what Slow Joe says, there would be no more US dollars if the Muslim Brotherhood takes over?
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-06-14 18:36||
#7 Tourism is prolly dead. They have no other real income
Posted by Frank G 2012-06-14 18:38||
#8 Who didn't see this coming? Other than the US State Department and Slow Joe.
Posted by Deacon Blues 2012-06-14 18:46||
#9 Ebbang, the Obama administration has involved the Brotherhood in all sorts of talks and outreach. Doubt the administration passed any message of that sort.
Posted by lotp 2012-06-14 18:54||