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Vincere July 7th, 2013 8:52pm

Did the United States have a hand in the Egyptian military coup?

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TomM
07/07/13 6:54 pm

I hope not, I don't want us to do stuff like this. It can backfire sooner than we think.

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Cruz2016 Rum Bum Beach City
07/07/13 3:25 pm

I voted yes because Morsi wouldn't have been there without our interference in the first place. No Morsi = No Revolt

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ohai
07/07/13 2:43 pm

The coup?
No, not at all
In fact, US government officials are furious over the change of regime, Obama's already released a statement, and oil has jumped $2 more a gallon.

thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/07/03/the_mohamed_morsy_timeline

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ohai
07/07/13 2:53 pm

It's not like we were always 100% behind Morsi, but in the eyes of oil-backed politicians even a louse is better than a military coup that threatens American oil interests
(i.e. a main reason we keep playing social worker overseas)

Vincere Seattle
07/07/13 2:57 pm

Also, Mursi was a staunch supporter of the Syrian rebels, which was good for us.

ohai
07/07/13 3:01 pm

*Barrel
I wrote gallon

ohai
07/07/13 3:02 pm

Lol, well good for us temporarily
"So you're saying we MIGHT be funding Al-Qaeda affiliated rebels?"

Vincere Seattle
07/07/13 3:05 pm

"Good" as in the administration approves of it. I should have worded that differently...