And it was only this week that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Michael (Mike) Richard PompeoTrump cancels Davos trip over shutdown We can’t afford another failed state in North Africa Pompeo rips Obama-era Mideast policies during Cairo speech MORE set off to Cairo to reassure America’s allies that they have the full support of the administration. The country is an ‘ open-air prison ’; torture and murder are tools of the state. It is on the very precipice of becoming the world’s latest failed state. President Trump continues to call him ‘a fantastic guy’ and military aid continues to flow into Egypt. The continued support for General Sisi only makes complete state failure more likely.
Source: The North Africa Journal January 10, 2019 17:03 UTC