“And liberals, due to their perceived closeness to the West, have often had to overcompensate to shore up their nationalist bona fides. After all, it wasn’t the Muslim Brotherhood but, rather, liberal standard-bearer Amr Hamzawy who refused to meet in February with Sen. John McCain due to his “biased positions in favor of Israel and his support for invading Iraq and attacking Iran.”
It Ain’t Just a River in Egypt - By Shadi Hamid | Foreign Policy
re: Egypt’s Liberals - but by so far I don’t think Shadi Hamid has approach to really get close to the psychologies of the subjects. Then - have to read through 51 comments -_- ? so that someone might be dropping real ‘keys’.
I wish online IR really gets out of this ‘publishing/writing’ format and really come to more ‘topics based’ discussion, exchange platform. Too many key topics. Too many unreliable ‘one author’ perspective and long writings, and largely not so helpful comments.
August 12, 2012, 5:35pm 1 note