Regions / Egypt
The United States is losing patience with Egyptian government.
The CIA-orchestrated coup that ousted democratically elected Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadeq is ingrained in the collective consciousness of the Middle East.
Israel watches as one Arab ally after another begins its death spasms.
Can a TV show change the way Americans look at Muslims?
How will the pro-democracy movement respond if the military subverts the revolution?
In part, Egyptians were protesting against President Mubarak's form of Islam.
The Egyptian revolution was no "black swan" -- if Washington were schooled in the latest thinking, it would have anticipated it sooner.
Were Secretary of State Clinton and President Obama on the same page vis a vis Egypt?
The United States often acts like it has the patent on democracy.
They have seen little practical benefit from their country's alleged friendship with the United States.