Friday, August 23, 2013

Israel's minios inside the Beltway: 'We want Dictatorship in Egypt!'

"Egypt today is a zero-sum game. We’d have preferred there be a democratic alternative. Unfortunately, there is none. The choice is binary: the country will be ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood or by the military.,,
And which alternative better helps secure U.S. strategic interests? .... continued alliance with the pro-American Gulf Arabs and Jordanians, (and) retention of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty, ...
Regarding Egypt, rather than emoting, we should be thinking: what’s best for Egypt, for us and for the possibility of some eventual democratic future.
Under the Brotherhood, such a possibility is zero. Under the generals, slim"

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