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Egypt’s ominous detention of Americans

The Washington Post
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This editorial, written by the Washington Post's Michael Gerson, attempts to parse through recent events in Egypt, searching for an explanation of the Egyptian government's actions against democracy promotion organizations - including NDI - and a possible plan of action by the American government.

"One proposed explanation for these events — pinning the blame on the Arab Spring — is certainly wrong. In fact, we are seeing the rage of a retreating elite."