February 29, 2012
WALTER RUSSELL MEAD ON OUR HOSTAGES IN EGYPT: Egypt Trial Reveals Persistent Anti-Americanism in Government. “This new irresponsibility of the ruling elite meshes with the power struggle under way in Egypt, where being more anti-American than thou is seen as a way to power. It is a cause that can unite Islamists and nationalists, which is important now as the army and Muslim Brotherhood look for ways to work together.”
How’s that Arab Spring workin’ out for ya?