Mr. Graham, appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday, warned that the transition will “define Egypt and the region for decades. A rushed election could help organizations like the Muslim Brotherhood.”
“This could be a good thing for the region, or it could all fall apart,” he said. “So you get one chance to get this right. My advice is to take your time, reach out to the world at large.
“People want to help,” he said.
The senator said it may be unrealistic for “free and fair” elections to be held in September, as has been announced.
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David Eldridge joined The Washington Times in 1999 and over the next seven years helped lead the paper’s coverage of regional politics and government, Sept. 11, and the sniper attacks of 2002. In 2006, he was named managing editor of the paper’s Web site. He came to The Times from the Telegraph in North Platte, Neb., where he served as ...
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