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Follow your heart.

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Submitted by john w. mcginley (United States), Jul 2, 2013 at 09:09

... When in doubt go with your heart. If Morsi survives this upheaval it will be impossible to dislodge him. This is a golden opportunity for Egypt and for the United States. The Egyptian Military is not composed of a lot of Einsteins. But so what. they have a gut common sense concerning what is best for Egypt. Once Ideology is displaced the secular forces in Egypt will, out of self-interest, bring back sanity and, eventually, a good economy. that is good for Egypt.

And, incidentally, that is good for Israel.

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The military brought Egypt down from its relatively high standing in 1952 to its predicament in 2012, as I documented http://www.danielpipes.org/11692/egypt-misery

As for Israel's interests, not only did the military rule during most of the wars with Israel (1956, 1967, 1970, 1973), but Morsi has been better on Gaza than was Mubarak. Go figure. (See http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/2013/01/morsi-vs-hamas-hamas-vs-morsi for an explanation.)

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