Out of Egypt

Beinart, Peter
November 2001
New Republic;11/5/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 19, p8
Discusses the treatment of Egyptian academic Saad Eddin Ibrahim by the U.S. government. View that the U.S. needs to champion Ibrahim if it wants to win the war on terrorism; Idea that the U.S. must decide whether to back a pro-West Muslim tyranny or to encourage democracy in Egypt; Opinion that when a government abandons the rule of law in its fight against fundamentalists, it usually abandons it altogether; Support of the U.S. for Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.


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