I would say that US policy since 2008...has been the type that a 13-year old kid from New Jersey could write up for a class project and get a “C” from the teacher for lack of foresight, but creative in writing.
I get the impression that they really don’t have anyone of vast knowledge guiding the President, and you end up with mostly worthless advice....which the State Department is in a daze because none of the direction given....makes any sense.
And the Egyptian feeling? They have to be standing there and thinking that the US is helping the Muslim Brotherhood, causing turmoil, and part of the overall problem.
Now, within the span of 1.5 years Obama has blown it and big time. The power vacuum is opening and the US is picking it's nose. This has grave consequences for all of us.
Funny Middle East: Israel and Saudi Arabia working together to help the Generals stabilize the situation. If that means killing the armed (and sometimes not armed) radicals, then so be it. After the MB goes underground, where they belong, there will be a semblance of stability and then, where will the US be? Out int he cold with no access to the Suez Canal?