Commentary / World Jul 16, 2013

Returning to Egypt's preferable state of tyranny

by George Will

Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi knows neither Thomas Jefferson's advice that "great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities" nor the description of Martin Van Buren as a politician who "rowed to his object with muffled oars." Having won just 52 percent of ...

Commentary / World Jul 16, 2013

What Egypt can learn from Iraq

by Meghan L. O'sullivan

While arguing over the merits of continuing U.S. aid to Egypt, commentators and analysts tend to agree on two main points. First, there is a general consensus on what President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood got wrong. Second, virtually all Western observers are ...