Clinton: US interests, Mideast reform sometimes clash

08.10.2011                      11.Cheschwan. 5772

Arabischer Frühling:

Clinton: US interests, Mideast reform sometimes clash

US secretary of state faults Egyptian military council for election delays, acknowledges that US deals with pro-democracy movements differently.

US interests sometimes clash with its support for democracy in the Middle East, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton acknowledged on Monday, but she said democratic freedoms were the best guarantee of stability in the long run.
In a speech on Washington's response to the Arab Spring that toppled several US allies, Clinton implicitly faulted the military council that succeeded former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak for moving too slowly on elections….