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U.S. Cautious After Morsi Win

Egypt has a winner. Questions about the United States’ relationship with the country remain, however, after Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi was named Egypt’s new president Sunday. “Sure we’ll deal with them. They’re freely elected,” a senior American diplomat told The Wall Street Journal, but questions about military and intelligence ties to the country—including the $1.3 billion in military aid provided by the U.S.—will be worked out over time. “It’s scary what the region could look like in a year,” an Arab official told reporters. “You could have one bloc of the Muslim Brothers and the others close to Iran.”

June 25, 2012 6:13 AM