*Barry Rubin, who has been all over the crisis in Egypt, is not optimistic about the future:
â€śExperts and news media seem to be overwhelmingly optimistic, just as they generally were in Iranâ€™s case. Wishful thinking is to some extent replacing serious analysis. Indeed, the alternative outcome is barely presented: This could lead to an Islamist Egypt â€“ if not now, then in several years.â€ť
*President ObamaÂ parties while Egypt burns.Â Â What, he couldnâ€™t find a fiddle?
RELATED:Â The President who lost Egypt, by Aluf Benn.
â€śJimmy Carter will go down in American history as “the president who lost Iran,” which during his term went from being a major strategic ally of the United States to being the revolutionary Islamic Republic. Barack Obama will be remembered as the president who “lost” Turkey, Lebanon and Egypt, and during whose tenure America’s alliances in the Middle East crumbled.â€ť
*You want to know how bad this is?Â Â Jhimmi Carter seems to be all for it.
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