Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Is Not Going Away

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by Jasmin Ramsey Almost 1,000 Egyptians have died, according to the official count, since Aug. 14 when Egypt’s armed forces began clamping down on Muslim Brotherhood-led protests against the military ouster of President Mohamed Morsi. That number well exceeds the… Continue Reading  

Egypt: Cutting Off Aid and Other Options

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by Wayne White Many Americans, shocked by the appalling casualties from the crackdown ordered by Armed Forces Commander Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, understandably have reacted by calling for a cut-off of US aid to Egypt. Yet, doing so probably would be… Continue Reading  

Obama Cancels Joint Exercises with Egypt

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by Jared Metzker and Jim Lobe via IPS News One day after the killing by the Egyptian army and security forces of hundreds of civilian protestors, U.S. President Barack Obama Wednesday announced the cancellation of joint U.S.-Egyptian military exercises scheduled… Continue Reading  

Egyptian Military Scuttles the Revolution

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by Emile Nakhleh via IPS News The revolutionary aspirations for justice, dignity and hope that Egypt’s young people brought to the world in January 2011 were crushed Wednesday by the military’s bloody crackdown. Declaring a State of Emergency and putting… Continue Reading  

U.S. Condemns Military Crackdown in Egypt but No Aid Cut-off

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by Jim Lobe and Jared Metzker via IPS News The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama has denounced in unusually harsh terms Wednesday’s bloody military crackdown against supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. But, despite a growing chorus of… Continue Reading