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Who 'Lost' Egypt?

LuckyLarue Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 1:48 PM
Frank - The Egyptians democratically elected someone they felt would best server their interests. I question your commitment to the ideal of democracy if you assume a "loss" because they didn't make the choice you would have made.
sc.surveyor Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 3:55 PM
One might say that if the "election" were fair.
Shoppin Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 8:11 PM
What happens if it was fair? What do you do when the people WANT that sort of government?
Jay Wye Wrote: Jul 04, 2012 9:43 AM
"induce" them to have goals that don't conflict with ours,and by any means available,including force,but NOT dhimmitude.
Bondman60 Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 11:49 AM
Y'all are missing the point. It's not about who they elected. It's about whether the U.S. will support the Muslim Brotherhood when they are elected democratically. BHO clearly will do that (and I think that's what he wanted in the first place), but as Gaffney says, it will not be to the U.S.'s benefit to back the MB.
traitorbill Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 2:08 PM
When the Islamists win an election, it tends to be the last one.
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...