Arab Spring
Jul 2013

Videos: Should US cut aid to Egypt over coup?

Ed Morrissey Jul 05, 2013 4:01 PM

What were we buying with aid before the revolution?

Pledges that army “will sacrifice our blood.”

Apr 2013

“C110 had the ability to be there, in my opinion, in 4 to 6 hours…”

Gratitude.

Mar 2013

Syrian opposition collapsing?

Ed Morrissey Mar 25, 2013 9:21 AM

“Act with more freedom”?

Feb 2013

Video: US considering direct aid to Syrian rebels?

Ed Morrissey Feb 27, 2013 11:21 AM

“I think the opposition needs more help in order to convince him.”

State of play.

An opening for Israeli-Palestinian peace?

Ed Morrissey Feb 18, 2013 2:31 PM

Hmmmm.

Looking for “strategic axis” with …

Jan 2013

Plus ça change …

Ramirez on the “difference”

Ed Morrissey Jan 25, 2013 1:51 PM

Plus, Jonah Goldberg on why it matters.

Today is the second anniversary of the start of the Arab Spring protests in Cairo that brought down Hosni Mubarak, …

Dec 2012

Putin: Change is needed in Syria

Ed Morrissey Dec 20, 2012 11:21 AM

UN warns conflict becoming “overtly sectarian.”

… Assad does what he’ll eventually have to do.

Deja vu.

Benghazi security unarmed when attack started?

Ed Morrissey Dec 11, 2012 8:01 AM

“[N]one of those security agents blasted a single bullet from a single pistol or rifle at all in defense of the Ambassador—nothing.”

Egyptian military faces moment of truth

Ed Morrissey Dec 08, 2012 10:01 AM

The ultimate question for dictators.

“The people want to topple the regime!”

Meanwhile, at the White House ….

Inevitable.

“This is the last warning before we lay siege on the presidential palace.”

Nov 2012
Oct 2012

An end to passivity.

Sep 2012

Egyptian president: We’re not allies or enemies

Ed Morrissey Sep 25, 2012 10:01 AM

Definitions.

FBI not on scene?

85% blame Benghazi on a premeditated terrorist attack.

Respect?

Vicious cycle.

“It makes one wonder … was it worth supporting the demonstrations in Tahrir Square?”

Is Obama channeling Jimmy Carter?

Ed Morrissey Sep 13, 2012 10:01 AM

In more ways than one.

The 1979 virus.

Plus, Muslim Brotherhood calls for all “national forces” in Egypt to protest on Friday.

Is this 1979?

Ed Morrissey Sep 12, 2012 8:41 AM

Deja vu.

Aug 2012

Abandonment of US allies around the world.

Syrian Prime Minister defects, flees to Jordan

Ed Morrissey Aug 06, 2012 10:01 AM

Rats, sinking ships, some disassembly needed.