In a letter posted to Facebook, top Egyptian official Essam el Haddad warns that an overthrow would send the world the message that 'democracy is not for Muslims.'
The Obama administration fell into familiar patterns with Hosni Mubarak's successor.
It's hard to see a way for Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to salvage his position from the current situation. Obama's folks seem to agree.
Hard to say anything certain about Egypt now. But the military has thrust itself to the center of politics again as the democratic transition falters.
Despite having Egyptian citizenship, family ties, and more than six job offers in his field, the Monitor's correspondent in Gaza explains why he has decided against moving back.
Usually apolitical Al Azhar University encouraged dialogue as major anti-Morsi protests loom. The military is also watching closely.
A group of democracy activists, 16 of them US citizens, were sentenced to jail for their activities by an Egyptian court today.