Friday, February 4, 2011

Pesky Elections Again

Helene Cooper and Mark Landler in the New York Times, writing about Israel's nervousness about post-Mubarak Egypt:
Obama officials say that the United States cannot rule out the possibility of engagement with the Muslim Brotherhood — the largest opposition group in Egypt — at the same time that it is espousing support for a democratic Egypt. If Egyptians are allowed free and fair elections, a goal of the Obama administration, then, administration officials say, they will have to deal with the real possibility that an Egyptian government might include members of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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