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What the West can learn from Egypt
July 5, 2013 7:09 pm / Leave a comment
Egypt’s coup presents the West with a massive dilemma as leaders try to work out how to respond.
Just a year after taking office after the country’s first free election for 30 years, Islamist Mohammed Morsi was unceremoniously removed from power and placed under arrest.
While neither Cameron or Obama will shed a tear at seeing the back of Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood, they feel they can’t openly support a coup, even one brought about by a popular uprising, for fear of ‘setting a dangerous precedent’. (more…)