Egypt

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince is accused of illegally transferring weapons to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar. (Photo: The Oxford Union/REX Shutterstock)
Prince has "been linked to the Trump administration, the Emirati leadership, and the Russians," noted one expert.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Mohamed Soltan, 32, a U.S. citizen who became a prominent Egyptian political prisoner, at his home on Sunday, May 31, 2020 in Fairfax, Virginia. (Photo: Pete Marovich/Washington Post via Getty Images)
"Here's some missiles. Please stop abusing human rights, please?"
Jon Queally, staff writer
"An arrogant tirade extolling the U.S. as a liberator not an occupier, a...

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Egypt's grotesque sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to years in prison for doing their job is sparking well-earned outrage, with their boss declaring the decision "defies logic, sense and any semblance of justice.” Hopefully, outrage will likewise greet the news that, the day before, John Kerry was in Egypt assuring al-Sisi the U.S. will be sending Apache helicopters "very, very soon" to add to the $600 million of weaponry we've already sent, now that our two freedom-loving countries...