To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Observercast

Uncle Sam’s Egypt, Uncle Sam’s Problem

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BY ALEXANDER COCKBURN The career profiles of the man Obama sent to Egypt, and of Mubarak’s pick as his vice president give a useful mini-portrait of U.S.-Egyptian realities, shorn of happy talk about democracy and the will of the people. The 72-year-old Frank Wisner is a former U.S. ambassador to Egypt and a senior fixer […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.