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More on Lara Logan: Accused Israeli Spy

Via Howard Kurtz, before Logan was attacked, she was arrested by the MSM-praised Egyptian army and accused of — wait for it — spying for Israel:

The assault occurred a week after Logan and her crew wound up in the custody of Egyptian military authorities. At first, she was essentially confined to her Alexandria hotel.

“It was literally like flipping a switch,” Logan said in a video. “The army just shifted dramatically to a much more aggressive posture. They have absolutely prevented us from filming anywhere today—no cameras, no cameras, is what we’re being told.” She said when her crew went out to shoot so-called beauty shots, “they were intimidated and bullied, and in fact marched at gunpoint through the streets, all the way back to our hotel—a very frightening experience, and one that was repeated throughout the day for us.”

After that video was made, Logan and her crew tried again, and were taken into custody.

“We were detained by the Egyptian army,” Logan told Esquire. “Arrested, detained, and interrogated. Blindfolded, handcuffed, taken at gunpoint, our driver beaten. It’s the regime that arrested us. They arrested [our producer] just outside of his hotel, and they took him off the road at gunpoint, threw him against the wall, handcuffed him, blindfolded him. Took him into custody like that.”

There was more: “They blindfolded me, but they said if I didn’t take it off they wouldn’t tie my hands. They kept us in stress positions—they wouldn’t let me put my head down. It was all through the night. We were pretty exhausted… We were accused of being Israeli spies. We were accused of being agents. We were accused of everything.” In the process, Logan said, she became “violently, violently ill.” The army eventually released Logan and the crew.  And then, because it is hard to keep Logan away from a hot foreign story, she went back.

America, meet the Middle East’s latest anti-Semitic regime: Egypt 2.0!

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