March Lynch at the Foreign Policy magazine is writing about the dilemmas facing the US foreign policy on Egypt, after dozens of people were killed in violent protests against President Mohammed Morsi over the past week. Also read about the growing sectarian tension in Iraq, and the militant Communists behind the bombing of the US embassy in the Turkish capital.
- Foreign Policy: The 6 biggest questions about America's Egypt policy (Marc Lynch, February 1)
"How do you support democracy while opposing Muslim Brotherhood victories? How do you support liberal movements or parties without undermining their electoral prospects? Does conditionality make sense at a time when the Egyptian economy is collapsing? "