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Who 'Lost' Egypt?

Kepha Wrote: Jul 04, 2012 12:37 PM
Folks, Egypt was never ours to lose, nor was China in the 1940's. The fact of the matter is that history's going to go on.
Kepha Wrote: Jul 04, 2012 12:37 PM
It's one reason why I'd like Pat Buchanan more if he weren't such a vershtinkner.
In the past, American presidential campaigns have featured bitter recriminations over foreign policy reverses. Harry Truman was charged with having “lost China” following the take-over of the Chinese mainland by Mao Tse-Tung’s communists. In subsequent years similar formulations were used to challenge those responsible for the loss to the Free World of Vietnam, Iran and post-Soviet Russia.

Today, the question for voters in the 2012 election to ponder might be posed as “Who lost Egypt?” To make matters worse, it is likely that the losses won’t stop there.

Indeed, before it’s over, we may well see nearly...