U.S. Cautious After Morsi Win

    In this image taken from Egypt State TV, newly-elect President Mohammed Morsi delivers a speech in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, June 24, 2012. Islamist Mohammed Morsi was declared the winner Sunday in Egypt's first free presidential election in history, closing the tumultuous first phase of a democratic transition and opening a new struggle with the still-dominant military rulers who recently stripped the presidency of most of its powers. (AP Photo/Egypt State TV) MANDATORY CREDIT

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    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.”

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