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Commentary: Thankfully, Egypt did it without us

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As a rationale for invading Iraq, then-National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice said: "The people of the Middle East share the desire for freedom. We have an opportunity -- and an obligation -- to help them turn this desire into reality."

Yes they did, but no we didn't.

The desire for freedom fueled the revolution in Egypt. Thankfully, we Americans stayed out of it. And young Egyptians handled the ouster of their repressive leader with brilliant nonviolence.

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