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Egyptians Shine Light On Obama’s Disastrous Middle East Policy

The people in Egypt have made it clear they do not like President Obama. Obama’s support for their ousted leader, Mohamed Morsi, did not sit well with the Egyptians and they wasted no time in displaying their displeasure during protests over the last few days.

Obama has claimed that the United States isn’t aligned with or supporting any particular group or political party. His actions tell a different story. Obama gave Egyptian President Morsi $250 million in March in addition to 200 Abrams tanks and 12 F-16s, with 8 more to be delivered by the end of the year. Pretty strong support for the Muslim Brotherhood, of which Morsi is a member.

The White House released a statement which said, “The United States categorically rejects the false claims propagated by some in Egypt that we are working with specific political parties or movements to dictate how Egypt’s transition should proceed. We remain committed to the Egyptian people and their aspiration […] → Keep reading

Egyptian Blogger May Die In Jail

It seems like every other person I know has a blog of some type. Some political, some about food, some about travel, and even one about comic books. I believe a lot of people take for granted the freedom we have in this country to put our thoughts and opinions out there for all the world to see. Not everyone does, as a man in Egypt has learned.

An Egyptian military court convicted Maikel Nabil Sanad in April on charges of insulting the armed forces, prompting US lawmakers to send a letter to the military ruler, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, demanding his release.

Sanad’s trial was the first of a blogger since the military took charge of the country in February following president Hosni Mubarak’s overthrow by a nationwide uprising.

Mr. Sanad was sentenced to three years in prison in April. He had been arrested by the Egyptian Military Council in March and charged with “insulting the military […] → Keep reading