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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is greeted Tuesday by Egyptian Defense Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi in Cairo. Mr. Panetta also met for the first time with Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. (Associated Press)

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Brazil's Juan Jesus followed by his teammates enters the field of play prior to the start of the men's group C soccer match between Brazil and Egypt, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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Brazil's Juan Jesus followed by his teammates enters the field of play prior to the start of the men's group C soccer match between Brazil and Egypt, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met Sunday in Cairo with Egypt’s top military leaders, who are veterans of the Mubarak era and close friends of the U.S. military establishment. They show little sign of changing their traditional wariness of Tehran. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met Sunday in Cairo with Egypt’s top military leaders, who are veterans of the Mubarak era and close friends of the U.S. military establishment. They show little sign of changing their traditional wariness of Tehran. (Associated Press)

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Two American tourists, the Rev. Michel Louis (seated at left) and Lissa Alphonse (seated at right), rest at a police station on Monday, July 16, 2012, after their release by a kidnapper in El Arish, in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. (Associated Press)

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American tourists Rev. Michel Louis (seated at left) and Lissa Alphonse (seated at right) rest July 16, 2012, after their release at a police station in El Arish, in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The two tourists and their Egyptian guide who were abducted by a Bedouin the week prior were released unharmed, a security official and the kidnapper told the Associated Press. (Associated Press)

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Two American tourists, the Rev. Michel Louis (seated at left) and Lissa Alphonse (seated at right), rest at a police station on Monday, July 16, 2012, after their release by a kidnapper in El Arish, in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. (Associated Press)

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U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, left, and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi laugh during a photo opportunity at their meeting at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, July 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

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U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, left, and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi laugh during a photo opportunity at their meeting at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, July 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (center) is flanked by Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi (left) and Chief of Staff Sami Anan at a ceremony at an Air Force base in Cairo on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in the Egyptian capital on Saturday amid growing concern in Washington that a power struggle in Egypt could imperil the transition to democratic rule. (Associated Press)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (center) is flanked by Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi (left) and Chief of Staff Sami Anan at a ceremony at an Air Force base in Cairo on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in the Egyptian capital on Saturday amid growing concern in Washington that a power struggle in Egypt could imperil the transition to democratic rule. (Associated Press)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (left) joins Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi (center) and Chief of Staff Sami Anan (right) at a ceremony at an air force base in Cairo on Tuesday. Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament opened a new front in the country's leadership showdowns Tuesday by meeting in defiance of orders that disbanded the chamber and brought Mr. Morsi in conflict with both the powerful military and the highest court. (Associated Press)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (left) joins Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi (center) and Chief of Staff Sami Anan (right) at a ceremony at an air force base in Cairo on Tuesday. Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament opened a new front in the country's leadership showdowns Tuesday by meeting in defiance of orders that disbanded the chamber and brought Mr. Morsi in conflict with both the powerful military and the highest court. (Associated Press)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (right) meets July 8, 2012, with Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr (left) and U.S. Undersecretary of State William Burns at the Presidential palace in Cairo. Morsi is the country's first democratically-elected president, first Islamist, and civilian to take office in Egypt. (Associated Press/Maya Alleruzzo)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (right) meets July 8, 2012, with Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr (left) and U.S. Undersecretary of State William Burns at the Presidential palace in Cairo. Morsi is the country's first democratically-elected president, first Islamist, and civilian to take office in Egypt. (Associated Press/Maya Alleruzzo)

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Egyptian boys hold posters of Ahmed Hussein Eid, a university student who was fatally stabbed by three suspected militants, during his funeral procession in Suez, Egypt, on July 4, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Egyptian boys hold posters of Ahmed Hussein Eid, a university student who was fatally stabbed by three suspected militants, during his funeral procession in Suez, Egypt, on July 4, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Illustration Obama lost Egypt by John Camejo for The Washington Times

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Attendees at an Arab League conference on Syria on Monday, July 2, 2012, in Cairo include (from left) Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu; Khalid Al Attiya, Qatar minister of state for international cooperation; Iraqi Foreign Affairs Minister Hoshyar Zebari; Arab League Secretary-General Nabil El Araby; Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheik Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah; Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr; and Palestinian envoy Nasser Al Qudwa. (AP Photo)