Saturday, July 13, 2013

Pyramid Scheme

Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare, 
The lone and level sands stretch far away.

Or why the notion of American leverage on Egyptian events bear as much weight as Ozymandias' stern commands.

And a fascinating piece by my friend Johanna Mendelson Forman, comparing Egypt's "middle class coup" to the military coups in the 1960s and 1970s in South America.

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