The military crackdown in Egypt has left more than 500 people dead and thousands injured. President Obama said nothing of the foreign aid Egypt receives, but condemned the violence and canceled scheduled joint exercises with the Egyptian military (unfortunately, they seem to be getting plenty of practice on their own).

+ NPR’s Cairo bureau chief Leila Fadel sums up the mood: “It’s difficult to see a path out of this crisis, at least not without more people dying.”

+ Foreign Policy: Photos of the chaos in Cairo.