Sarah Knuckey quoted in “Neocon Scholar: Keep Bloodying The Brotherhood” (August 16)
August 16, 2013

Prof. Sarah Knuckey quoted in the Daily Beast’s “Neocon Scholar: Keep Bloodying The Brotherhood.”

“When Barack Obama finally reacted Thursday to the violent crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt that, a day earlier, saw more than 600 killed, he used cagey language that seemed to deny that the U.S. had a relationship with one side of the quickly evolving crisis: the military government. Obama elided any mention of the billions of dollars the U.S. provided over decades to Egypt’s military, which, since a coup against the Brotherhood president Mohammed Morsi early last month, rules the country. It is precisely this aid which led the Washington Post editorial board to declare Obama “complicit” in the military’s brutal attack against the Brotherhood…”

Read the article in it’s entirety here.


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