Rami Khouri on Syrian-Egyptian relations

How Syria Looks from Cairo
Agence Global
January 9, 2012
Commentary by: Rami Khouri, director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut
Topic: Syrian-Egyptian relations

“CAIRO — I am following the continuing drama of the Arab League monitors in Syria these days from Cairo, the base of the Arab League and a city that is engaged in its own epic struggle to shape a new political order after a citizen revolt removed the former regime from office. The contrast between the Syrian and Egyptian situations today captures one of the most important and recurring dynamics of the modern Arab world: foreign intervention in the affairs of sovereign Arab states in transition.”

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