Q&A on Egypt

Heritage expert James Jay Carafano, vice president of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies and the E. W. Richardson Fellow, gives his answers to questions about the turmoil in Egypt. Q. Is President Mohamed Morsi’s downfall a blow to democracy in the Middle East? A. No, far from it. Morsi was a wannabe sectarian Mubarak. His […]

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Obama Reveals Islamist Support: Calls Egyptian President Morsi, Sided Against Pro-American Mubarak

The White House has confirmed reports that President Barack Obama called Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi from Tanzania and spoken to him about the crisis in his country. The US president “told President Morsi that the United States is committed to the democratic process in Egypt and does not support any single party or group,” a […]

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It’s Official: Administration Admits Obamacare’s a Job-Killer

Bloomberg News reported this evening that the Obama Administration is set to announce a one-year delay in enforcement of Obamacare’s employer mandate, a move the Treasury Department recently confirmed in a blog post. However, the problem is not just Obamacare’s employer mandate—the real problem is Obamacare itself. The same individuals who said Obamacare would create […]

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Snowden Asylum Request: Another Blow to Obama’s Russia “Reset” Policy

Guardian/Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras/EPA/Newscom Last Sunday, a Russian consular official confirmed that former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden asked for political asylum in Russia. Snowden’s defection, announced after a week in Moscow, may be not an impulsive act but a thoroughly pre-planned operation. The Interfax news agency cited Kim Shevchenko, duty officer at the […]

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Obama Tells Christians Not To Protest Muslim Brotherhood

As Egyptians of all factions prepare to demonstrate in mass against the Muslim Brotherhood and President Morsi’s rule on June 30, the latter has been trying to reduce their numbers, which some predict will be in the millions and eclipse the Tahrir protests that earlier ousted Mubarak. Accordingly, among other influential Egyptians, Morsi recently called […]

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Release of Benghazi Terror Suspect Raises Questions

The Libyan government earlier this month released a key terror suspect allegedly involved in planning the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on United States diplomatic and intelligence facilities in Benghazi, The Washington Free Beacon reported. Faraj al Chalabi, an al Qaeda terrorist also linked to the 1994 terrorist murder of two German tourists, was detained by […]

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