"Democratic Washington has many illusions. Washington is a friend of ours, of you and us, but they are not realistic. They betrayed [former Egyptian president Hosni] Mubarak. They betrayed Morsi. They betrayed the Shah of Iran in 1979. ..." Washington did not betray its dictators, the people of Iran and Egypt got rid of them and at the same time defined for Washington the meaning of democracy.
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Former Israeli envoy in Cairo: Egypt's problems are chronic disease