GlobalPost July 17, 2013 View on Publisher Site HKS Authors See citation below for complete author information. Nicholas Burns Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations Abstract In the face of a nearly impossible diplomatic dilemma, the US must continue to have an open mind toward Egypt. Citation Burns, Nicholas. "America’s Difficult High-Wire Act in Egypt." GlobalPost, July 17, 2013.