William Dobson

Slate.com

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Politics and Foreign Affairs Editor for Slate.com and author of The Dictator's Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy; former Managing Editor at Foreign Policy magazine

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President Obama is accused of standing by as Egypt's generals deposed an elected government and killed almost 1000 opponents both in the streets and in custody.

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President Obama is accused of standing by as Egypt's generals deposed an elected government and killed almost 1000 opponents both in the streets and in custody.

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