Victory for al-Sisi?
“What you said says nothing.”
Technically, the military doesn’t want him in prison.
A stark contrast.
Quid pro quo?
“This is an opportunity for me to say we are against the killing of any civilians, any journalists.”
“Quiet will be answered by quiet on our side, but …”
Return to war?
More business as usual.
Where is the “restraint?”
Did the UN give rockets to Hamas?
Egypt: “Palestinian factions” aren’t interested in protecting Palestinians in Gaza.
White House conundrum?
“This is a silly idea.”
“A lot of the rap is unfair, but certainly in the Middle East, there’s an assumption he’s not tough.”
Amateur hour in the foreign policy arena.
Referendum on Morsi?
Back to the glory days of Nasser?
Plus, trial date announced for Mohamed Morsi.
The long view.
Perception is reality in politics and foreign policy
Two more Islamist leaders arrested.
Plus, Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader arrested, imprisoned.
Plus, police go on the PR offensive.
The nose knows.
“Oh we’re very quick to point the finger at others…”