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Al Jezira is presenting a

Al Jezira is presenting a wide range of perspectives on the horrific development in Egypt. Recommend you to have a look on this material.
As a conclusion we have to understand that the main responsibility rest on the puppet Obama administration that is getting more and more repressive. Police State USA correspond to police state Egypt , Saudi Arabia et al

Dear Kevin, A couple of

Dear Kevin,
A couple of things about the Egyptian situation. It seems clear to me that you are a small “d” democrat. This is on whole a good thing, but Egypt was a one year experiment in democratic elections that went terribly wrong. The people asked that the reset button be pushed – and it was. To me it's an issue of substance over form. It's hard for anyone to watch mostly unarmed people getting killed. Morsi was repeatedly asked to compromise with opposition parties by the military and he refused. Morsi is both politically and religiously very far right-wing by any standards.
Having heard you over the years report on Haiti; I completely agree with you that Jean-Bertrand Aristide should not have been removed from office. This was Washington engineering that coup. Egypt is completely different on many levels – not the least is that there are wars raging in neighboring countries. The rouge state of Israel next door and weak and destabilized countries throughout the region. Add to this the fact that Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood Government wanted to drag Egypt into the brutal war against Assad in Syria, and create a new war against Ethiopia over a dam project on Nile. Morsi has shown himself to be an extremist who wanted to promote jihad at home and abroad. He was also ramming through a neo-liberal economic agenda at home by bring in the IMF. This IMF deal would have made debt slaves of the Egyptian People for a generation and further reduced their standard of living.
The Egyptian Military has created a road map to restart the electoral democratic process. So, this is not the end of democracy in Egypt – it's a reset.

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