Massenbach-Letter: NEWS 09/08/13


Udo von Massenbach

“….Asked whether Sisi embraced the U.S. message of reconciliation, McCain told CBS News: „I got the impression about General Sisi that he is a very strong man and that he is trying to do what he thinks is best for the Egyptian people.“….

Syrian war reaches explosive stage: “… to negotiate a truce between the different parts, Yugoslavia-style….”

—> Why not westphalian-style (UvM)?

Guten Morgen.

„Wir haben mit großem Interesse angehört, was der Herr Bundesminister vorgetragen hat“, sagt nach der Unterredung am Donnerstagmorgen Interims-Außenminister Nabil Fahmy. … Wenn einer wie er sagt, er habe den Vortrag seines Gastes mit Interesse gehört, heißt das: Er fand ihn sonderbar.“

Massenbach* Gallup.Com: Egyptians‘ Views of Government Crashed Before Overthrow
August 2, 2013

Confidence in electoral process also shaken

by Mohamed Younis

This article is the first in a series based on results from Gallup’s polling in Egypt two weeks before former President Mohamed Morsi was deposed in July 2013.

WASHINGTON, D.C. A few weeks before massive protests and a government decree ended Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s presidency, 29% of Egyptians expressed confidence in their national government