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With dozens dead, U.S. tells Egypt to pull 'back from the brink'
Reuters ^ | 10 minutes ago | Yasmine Saleh and Matt Robinson; Editing by Philip Barbara

Posted on 07/27/2013 5:08:58 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

The United States urged Arab ally Egypt to pull "back from the brink" after security forces killed dozens of supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi and opened a dangerous new phase in the army's confrontation with his Muslim Brotherhood...

Washington, treading a fine line with an important Middle East ally and recipient of over $1 billion in military aid, urged the Egyptian security forces to respect the right to peaceful protest...

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to two senior members of Egypt's army-installed interim cabinet, expressing his "deep concern."

"This is a pivotal moment for Egypt," he said in a statement. "The United States ... calls on all of Egypt's leaders across the political spectrum to act immediately to help their country take a step back from the brink."

Saturday's violence, and the threat of more, has deepened alarm in the West over events in the country of 84 million people, a vital bridge between the Middle East and North Africa.

Over 200 people have died in violence since Sisi deposed Mursi on the back of huge popular protests against his rule, ending a one-year experiment in government by the Muslim Brotherhood after decades spent in the shadows under successive Egyptian strongmen.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Incompetence, thy name is Obama.


2 posted on 07/27/2013 5:09:26 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Like the US has any credibility now with this crew in charge.....


3 posted on 07/27/2013 5:10:00 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: SunkenCiv
John Kerry spoke to two senior members of Egypt's army-installed interim cabinet, expressing his "deep concern."

No worries; Lurch is on the case.

4 posted on 07/27/2013 5:10:40 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: SunkenCiv

urged the Egyptian security forces to respect the right to peaceful protest...
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My guess is that if the protest had been peaceful the Egyptian Army would not have fired on them.

I am sure the Brotherhood started it. The Egyptian Army finished it.

Obama aint happy seeing his boys get their ass kicked.


5 posted on 07/27/2013 5:13:10 PM PDT by Venturer
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6 posted on 07/27/2013 5:14:38 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: SunkenCiv
With dozens dead, U.S. tells Egypt to pull 'back from the brink'

Uh... doesn't this count as way past "the brink"?

7 posted on 07/27/2013 5:14:54 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: SunkenCiv
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8 posted on 07/27/2013 5:15:24 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Izzy Dunne
The Muslim Brotherhood are all peace loving..would I lie to you?

9 posted on 07/27/2013 5:16:09 PM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: SunkenCiv

10 posted on 07/27/2013 5:17:05 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Has anyone seen or heard from Mursi since July 3? If he died resisting the coup or if he remains defiant when finally seen, things will not be pleasant in Egypt. Most rational people would love to see the Brotherhood and political Islamists to disappear, but they are numerous and will not gently retire to their mosques. Soon the lands formerly known as Christendom will be flooded with impoverished but still fervent refugees. The US should not entangle itself in the internal affairs of Egypt. Kerry and Obama are out of their depth.


11 posted on 07/27/2013 5:20:55 PM PDT by allendale
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To: SunkenCiv

Time to leave the ME, protect Israel only and fiercely and start drilling our own oil. Let China and Russia and Europe deal with Islam. We’ve got plenty oil oil and the tech to make it safe. Islam destroys everything.


12 posted on 07/27/2013 5:22:49 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: SunkenCiv
When the electricity is cut to half the population, water goes scarce, and food doesn't get to market...well, then the Egyptians return to the 7th century.

Heads up, things could get totally out of control...

5.56mm

13 posted on 07/27/2013 5:23:11 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Izzy Dunne

Has Lurch worked out a surrender agreement for the Egyptian Army yet?

Pray for America to Wake UP


14 posted on 07/27/2013 5:24:16 PM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: SunkenCiv

Next to last excuse for Lurch and BamBam: “This was a phony scandal.”
If things really go south, the carnival Barker is practicing his straight face with this:
“A sharknado out of the Nile river is responsible for ...”


15 posted on 07/27/2013 5:26:33 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Egis not an ally!! Just another money grubbing Muslim country.


16 posted on 07/27/2013 5:26:54 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: SunkenCiv
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to two senior members of Egypt's army-installed interim cabinet, expressing his "deep concern."

That was a pretty manly thing for a guy like him to do.

17 posted on 07/27/2013 5:27:10 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: bray

They’ll probably toss Lurch pretty soon and ask for an American ambassador that’s actually an American.


18 posted on 07/27/2013 5:27:14 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: allendale

Yeah, but Kerry knows all about insurgencies..after all he got medals in VietNam and you know, he was in Cambodia.


19 posted on 07/27/2013 5:27:35 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Will Freepr combat)
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To: Dallas59
Time to leave the ME, protect Israel only and fiercely and start drilling our own oil. Let China and Russia and Europe deal with Islam. We’ve got plenty oil oil and the tech to make it safe. Islam destroys everything.

My idea was to move all the Israelis and Christians in the ME to the US to replace the current illegal immigrants. Then nuc the ME and pave it to make it a parking lot.
20 posted on 07/27/2013 5:30:03 PM PDT by Misplaced Texan (July 4, 2009 - the first day of the 2nd Revolution!)
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To: SunkenCiv

All of us may want to watch this situation closely. Could be barack supporters come 2016 when the zer0 is removed after they want zer0 to stay and it does not happen for them.


21 posted on 07/27/2013 5:30:22 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: SunkenCiv

Go Army! Yaaaay!


22 posted on 07/27/2013 5:31:27 PM PDT by meatloaf
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To: SunkenCiv
I wonder if anyone at State...or the White House....understands that “the brink” is *exactly* what the Moslem Sisterhood wants? *Beyond* the brink,actually.
23 posted on 07/27/2013 5:32:17 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit.)
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To: SunkenCiv

The media has neatly disassociated the Commie Obama from the mess he and the grotesque Hillary Clinton made in the Middle East, I see.


24 posted on 07/27/2013 5:33:05 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Misplaced Texan

Have no problem with that. But that isn’t protecting Biblical Israel as God so commanded.


25 posted on 07/27/2013 5:35:09 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: allendale

Mursi is probably busy getting his two sons back to the USA where they were born and where they would enjoy the benefits of USA citizenship because they were born in the USA. By being born in the USA they could even ,according to some people, run for POTUSA and be elected with the help of the growing population of Muslims in the USA.


26 posted on 07/27/2013 5:35:50 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: SunkenCiv

Pull back from the brink? I say kill all the Mohammadan muthurs!


27 posted on 07/27/2013 5:38:56 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: Venturer

We need to start minding our own business.


28 posted on 07/27/2013 5:39:01 PM PDT by abclily
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To: SunkenCiv

Well this tells us than even Obama can see that his beloved Muslim Brotherhood is getting beat up by the Egyptian Military. Time to play the F-16 Card. Time to save the Caliphate.

Obama - always on the wrong side of every issue, every policy.


29 posted on 07/27/2013 5:40:19 PM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: M Kehoe

On the Live Egypt thread, news etc reports stated that under Morsi there were electric blackouts, lines of scarce bread, and gasoline shortages.

After Morsi was kicked out, none of the above.

Turns out Morsi was illegally funneling the above commodities to Gaza and lining his pocketses.

The Live thread is where the real news is, obviously 0thugga and his cabal are disturbed since promoting radical Islam is one of their main goals.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3039526/posts?page=1608#1608


30 posted on 07/27/2013 5:49:19 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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Egypt: US Bloodshed Fears As Scores Killed
http://news.sky.com/story/1121023/egypt-us-bloodshed-fears-as-scores-killed

U.S. to delay F-16 delivery to Egypt
http://security.blogs.cnn.com/2013/07/24/u-s-to-delay-f-16-delivery-to-egypt/

Egypt’s Mursi likely to go to same prison as Mubarak: minister
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/27/us-egypt-protests-prison-idUSBRE96Q05W20130727

Egypt violence sparks global condemnation
[not really, just the Muzzie Bro-hood and fellow jackoffs]
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2013/07/2013727164527903115.html


31 posted on 07/27/2013 5:50:00 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: abclily

I’ll second that emotion. A good start might be subbing Chicago for Egypt in the headline.


32 posted on 07/27/2013 5:51:24 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: SunkenCiv

How ‘bout that “democracy!” Way to go Hillary!


33 posted on 07/27/2013 5:53:44 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Let's make it our turn in 2014. Vote early and VOTE OFTEN.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Kerry, you dumb ass, the protests are NOT peaceful.


34 posted on 07/27/2013 5:55:30 PM PDT by expat2
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To: Venturer
Obama aint happy seeing his boys get their ass kicked.

What you said.

35 posted on 07/27/2013 5:55:37 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: SunkenCiv
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to two senior members of Egypt's army-installed interim cabinet, expressing his "deep concern."

Yep, and he just happened to be sailing across the "deep" when he said it! ;)

Thanks for posting.

36 posted on 07/27/2013 5:56:27 PM PDT by Errant
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To: SunkenCiv

Hasn’t the ME been on the brink ever since Islam took over?

WTH is Bambi talking about?


37 posted on 07/27/2013 5:58:02 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Dallas59

>Let China and Russia and Europe deal with Islam.<

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Sheesh, you don’t seem to understand.

With the large number of muslims already in the country, we SHALL HAVE TO deal with them sooner or later.

One cannot live with a poisonous snake in the same house, indefinitely.


38 posted on 07/27/2013 6:03:20 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: SunkenCiv
one could say it was a given this was going to happen once the mb came back into being when the mb was let out of the shadows. zer0 fails again. When it is a foreign policy failure, by zer0, it is good for the planet's people.
39 posted on 07/27/2013 6:04:01 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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These deaths and many others throughout the Middle East were ultimately caused by Barack Obama's drive to depose secular dictators and establish the Greater Caliphate. I wonder how he feels about so many of his Muslim Brotherhood brothers getting killed? Probably not much; life is cheap to Islamists.
40 posted on 07/27/2013 6:04:27 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Izzy Dunne

Lurch...that is funny.


41 posted on 07/27/2013 6:07:11 PM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: SunkenCiv

If we had any kind of honest media in this country, Obama would have been forced out of office by now.

But we don’t.


42 posted on 07/27/2013 6:14:52 PM PDT by Walrus (America died on November 6, 2012 --- RIP)
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To: b4its2late

We certainly need to mind our own business.

Certainly we pulled back from the brink in the Gulf war, and that was a sorry mistake.

Egypt has this issue in its midst and needs to deal with it now.


43 posted on 07/27/2013 6:24:26 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: SunkenCiv

Crushing the Muslim Brotherhood IS pulling back from the brink.


44 posted on 07/27/2013 6:36:08 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: SunkenCiv

The utterly disgraced USA needs to STFU. Egypt will have to sort out their civil war that Obama gifted them with. The blood running in the streets is just a bump in the road to Obama’s Muslim Brotherhood plans.


45 posted on 07/27/2013 6:39:59 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Radical muslims allied with Hamas & Iran are getting killed. Toasts all around!


46 posted on 07/27/2013 6:47:30 PM PDT by driveserve (You likes to drink? Of course you do! Who da hell don't?)
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/bingo


47 posted on 07/27/2013 7:07:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: 353FMG

Well said.


48 posted on 07/27/2013 7:07:41 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: allendale

He’s been in prison — no house arrest, no electronic tether, the armed forces have his sorry ass wrapped up. If there’s any further progress by the Islamofascists, he’ll be shot on TV and his carcass thrown in the Nile.


49 posted on 07/27/2013 7:10:43 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: SunkenCiv

” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to two senior members of Egypt’s army-installed interim cabinet, expressing his “deep concern.”

John Kerry-Heinz is going to have to get with Mrs. Slick Willy and learn how to write those “stern letters of concern” which with the right moon phase and climate conditions might strike the fear of Allah the Goat God into their black hearts. That’s the way Slick Willy’s sometimes squeeze did it.


50 posted on 07/27/2013 7:11:34 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (The only growth industries left under Progressives are government and poverty.)
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