Muslim Brotherhood ally Turkey has condemned the attacks, while Gulf monarchies, which have pledged $12 billion in support, voiced support for the military.
Stopping the violence comes first. Realizing that democracies can take decades to emerge should be a cause for hope.
Clashes in Egypt have added to growing anxiety over supply disruptions in the Middle East, driving oil prices upward for five days straight. A stronger supply of North American oil should help protect from long-term effects of Egypt unrest, analysts said.
A return to long-term military management of politics has a certain charm for Egypt's generals. Here's why.
The US secretary of State initially hailed Egypt's military as 'restorers of democracy,' but after more than 500 were killed in Cairo yesterday, he is changing his tune.