Egypt is a geostrategically vital part of the Mideast. It has long been the source of stability for the region. It has also long been an ally of the United States. Since the Arab Spring, however, that has been changing. Now, with the ouster of Muslim Brotherhood President Morsi and the rise of Egyptian General Sisi as president, the Obama Administration has erroneously distanced itself from Egypt, allowing for Russia to swoop in. This article details the ramifications of that.