Underlying the chaotic situation throughout the Middle East is the Obama administration's dysfunctional political strategy of switching sides in the Arab Spring revolutionary wars.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has appointed several of his Islamist allies to key governing posts.
Thousands of Islamists and Muslim Brotherhood supporters rallied at the Cairo Stadium on Friday for the "Global March to Jerusalem," Ahram Online reported.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has quietly sent $1.3 billion of military assistance to Egypt — controlled by the Muslim Brotherhood — in defiance of congressional restrictions on dollars going to countries that haven't yet complied with standards of democracy, a memo revealed.
In July 2011, I did something I never thought I would do as a member of Congress: I voted for a bill introduced by then-Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, the liberal anti-war Ohio Democrat.
The Arab Spring that prompted the ouster of authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya also led to the rise of Islamists who are bent on creating Islamic states that adhere to Shariah law — and that fate could await Syria after dictator Bashar Assad falls.
By what measure does our foreign aid policy make common sense?
Remember when President Obama used to warn Syria's Bashar Assad to stop his mass killing and step down?
Several Washington-based human rights groups are facing criticism for awarding two radical Egyptian Islamists who have endorsed terrorism and expressed hostility toward Israel.