The US has long been an advocate of democracy and to the contrary has either placed or backed placing dictators in office after its own interests.
At first the administration called for a neutral posture and now with the inevitable fall of Mubarak is it becoming more of an instrument to repeat its long storied past?
by Kathleen Cochran 19 months ago
What is the first thing a dictator or victor in a coup usually does?
by Paulo Camacho 7 years ago
Why there are dictators and why it's difficult transition to democracy as is now in Egypt?
by AnnCee 7 years ago
It occurred to me to wonder why all of a sudden the 30 year lid has come off the Egyptian masses. Wikileaks leaked documents indicate that Israeli intelligence thought Mubarak's Egypt was stable right up to the protests exploded. There have been some indications that the Egyptian...
by C.J. Wright 7 years ago
By more I don't mean dealing with foriegn policy. I mean getting the 2400 American's out. You would think we learned our lesson with Iran....http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/ … 1-07-44-15
by AnnCee 7 years ago
because they fear the future there. They are not being included in talks about the future. Mubarak was a stabilizing force in the Middle East and I'm sure the world will regret the "side of history" Barack Obama, in his infinite wisdom, has decided to plop down...
by Cassie Smith 5 years ago
Should Americans mind that Kerry was yachting while Egypt was going through a coup?We found out that our Secretary of State John Kerry was not reporting for duty during the Egyptian revolution-do-over/coup/re-Arab Spring/whathaveyou and was in fact, out yachting. Shouldn't he have been...
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