Brzezinski warns US not to fund Egypt's 'amorphous mass'

Former National Security Adviser Zbignew Brzezinski warned today at a Monitor Breakfast that the U.S. needs to tread carefully in Egypt and avoid funding the leaderless opposition movement – while still figuring out ways to support it. Over-exertion of U.S. influence, he said, risks creating a Pinochet-like regime in Cairo.

Former National Security Adviser Zbignew Brzezinski warned today at a Monitor Breakfast that the U.S. needs to tread carefully in Egypt and avoid funding the leaderless opposition movement – while still figuring out ways to support it. Over-exertion of U.S. influence, he said, risks creating a Pinochet-like regime in Cairo.