Obama Embraces the Nixon Doctrine in Egypt

Source: Carnegie Endowment
Author(s): Michele Dunne, Robert Kagan

Original Link: http://carnegieendowment.org/2015/04/03/obama-embraces-nixon-doctrine-in-egypt-pub-59649

Is Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi really an ally in our ongoing struggle against Islamic jihadism and terrorism in the Middle East? That seems to be the prevailing view these days. The Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens called him a “geopolitical godsend.” The Post’s George F. Will suggested on Fox News that he be given a Nobel Prize (for mass killing and torture, perhaps. A new category.). Last week, President Obama gave Sissi the ultimate benediction…

This article was originally published in the Washington Post.

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