On Foreign Entanglements, Matt and Michael discuss the Egyptian military’s crackdown, which Michael contends is aimed at dissolving the Muslim Brotherhood. Who is responsible for killing Egyptian security officers in the Sinai? Are neoconservatives turning into realists over Egypt? Should the US suspend aid? Is Egypt still the center of the Arab world? Has the military completely alienated political Islam? Is there any constructive role the US can play in influencing Egyptian politics? And how have these developments affected Iran?
On The Glenn Show, Glenn and Larry debate who should be the next Federal Reserve Chair, Larry Summers or Janet Yellen. Larry lays out his case against Summers. Does Summers have relevant experience in high finance, or is he in bed with Wall Street? Why does President Obama seem to be favoring Summers? Larry explains what the next Fed chief should do to fix the financial system. Plus: Maybe Larry Summers just isn’t as smart as he thinks.