Egypt

American Legislators Urge Cautious Response to Egyptian Crisis

Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) says we should be a force for stability

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WASHINGTON — U.S. lawmakers are urging a cautious response to rapidly-unfolding events in Egypt.

Republican Senator Bob Corker says the United States should aim to play a stabilizing role in the face of upheaval and uncertainty in Egypt. He spoke on the Fox News Sunday television program.

"Something has happened [in Egypt] that is going to provoke a lot of unrest for some time. It has implications in other parts of the region. But what we [the United States] should be doing right now is urging calmness, urging the military to move through the civilian process as quickly as possible," he said.