The media colludes with lying politicians to twist the arm of the Muslim Brotherhood and incites them to continue their opposition against Egypt’s road map.
The Middle East is not intractable, but we need to put an end not only to the outdated ideas of superiority and primitiveness, but also to the failed methods that the United States has often pursued. We need to target two things we have not attempted previously: education and alliance.
America must shunt aside its long-held policy of 'exceptionalism.'
The surveillance scandal, with all its ramifications, has proved earth-shattering. Suffice it to say, it clarified the fact that citizens of the United States are not free and do not exercise lives free from monitoring and control.
The crucial venue, it has turned out since, is not the street but the battlefield, where the Islamist equivalents of the ideologically driven American neo-cons are now determined to have their way.