Who Lost Egypt?

To defeat anti-Obama and U.S. feelings growing in Egypt, Obama must embrace the Egyptian army and a secular, military-ruled Egyptian government rather than supporting the Muslim Brotherhood. Otherwise the Russians will be welcome back to Egypt and the U.S. and Israel will lose an important ally. Obama's cluelessness about Egypt means that the U.S. is in the process of losing its long-time Arab ally. President Obama's actions after President Mohamed Morsi's removal by the army again reminded the Egyptians that he is not a loyal and reliable ally. Amid renewed violence in Egypt escalated by the Muslim Brotherhood against army- backed government targets, Obama should spend some time trying to reverse growing anti-U.S. feeling in Egypt and rebuild bridges with the Egyptian army and General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi before it is too late. Otherwise, the Russians will be welcome back to Egypt, after being expelled in 1972 by Anwar Sadat. With the help of Obama and Kerry, Putin has reinforced...(Read Full Article)